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Man facing charges following violent attack in Regina

A Regina district man is facing several charges after another man was sent to hospital with severe injuries on Sunday.
A Regina district man is facing several charges after another man was sent to hospital with severe injuries on Sunday. Taryn Snell / Global News

A Regina man is facing several firearm charges after a violent incident on Sunday.

Regina police were called to the 3500 block of Saskatchewan Drive for a report of a sick or injured person.

Officers found a 27-year-old man who had sustained “several lacerations and blunt force injuries,” police said in a release.

He was transported to hospital by paramedics. There is no word on his current condition.

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Police said the investigation led officers to a residence in the 1900 block of Athol Street. While officers created a safety perimeter, they said they saw a man at the back of the home.

Officers arrested the man after further investigation and found he was wanted on several outstanding warrants in Regina and the surrounding area.

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A firearm was also found and seized.

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Nicholas Sean Pelletier is facing nine charges, including aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous to public peace, and three counts of possession of a firearm contrary to probation.

He made his first court appearance on Monday afternoon.

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