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2 charged in Pelican Narrows, Sask. shooting death

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Two men are charged with second-degree murder in a shooting death in Pelican Narrows, Sask. File / Global News

Police in northern Saskatchewan have charged two men in the shooting death of another man.

Pelican Narrows RCMP said they received a 911 call Sunday evening of a reported shooting on Linklater Street.

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They were informed a short time later a man had been brought to the medical clinic with a suspected gunshot wound.

David Jordan Charles, 28, was declared dead by staff at the clinic.

Two men were identified during the investigation and arrested.

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George Samuel Custer, 23, and Gregory George Custer, 22, are charged with second-degree murder.

They will make their next court appearance in Prince Albert on March 26.

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Police said the homicide investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should contact Pelican Narrows RCMP at 306-632-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Pelican Narrows is roughly 525 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon.

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