Attempted murder charge laid in Saskatoon shooting

askatoon police are investigating a shooting that happened on 8th Street East on Sunday morning. Nathaniel Dove / Global News

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon police said officers were called to the 900 block of 8th Street East at 4:15 a.m. Sunday for a report a man had been shot.

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A 29-year-old man was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. There is no update on his condition.

Police said a 30-year-old man was arrested and is facing charges of attempted murder and use of a firearm while committing an indictable offence.

He is scheduled to appear in Saskatoon provincial court on Monday morning.

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Police have not released any other details at this time.

Traffic restrictions were in place for almost 11 hours while police carried out their investigations.


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