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RCMP officer shot near Biggar, Sask. during drug investigation

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WATCH: Saskatchewan RCMP said one officer was hit when shots were fired during a drug trafficking investigation – May 15, 2020

RCMP said an officer was shot late Thursday during a drug investigation near Biggar, Sask.

Members of the emergency response team were preparing to execute a search warrant at a rural residence 27 kilometres north of Biggar when shots were fired in their direction, RCMP said.

One officer was hit and sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

RCMP have not stated the nature of the officer’s injury but said the officer was treated at the scene.

Officers did not return fire and continued executing the search warrant, RCMP said.

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A man and a woman were taken into custody.

An RCMP spokesperson told Global News that police are working on filing charges against the pair and the investigation remains ongoing.

Biggar is roughly 95 km west of Saskatoon.

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