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Saskatoon man facing charges after shots fired: police

A file photo of a Saskatoon police officer’s uniform.
A file photo of a Saskatoon police officer’s uniform. File / Global News

A 24-year-old Saskatoon man is in custody after a firearms investigation was conducted by Patrol and the Guns and Gangs Unit on Friday.

According to the Saskatoon Police Service, at roughly 12:20 p.m., police were called to the 100 block of Avenue U South after reports of shots being fired in the area.

Upon arrival, officers located damage consistent with bullet holes inside a residence.

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Police said the suspect was handling an illegal handgun at the time and had two “accidental discharges”.

No one was injured during the incident.

The suspect is facing a number of firearms-related and breach charges.

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