Man in Police custody after pointing a firearm this afternoon: Saskatoon

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – At approximately 3:13 p.m., October 30, 2020, Patrol officers were dispatched to a business, in the 3700 block of Diefenbaker Drive, after receiving a report that a man was inside with a firearm. The male was restrained, by the staff members, after pointing the firearm and threatening to cause harm to the staff. Staff members were able to keep the male restrained until Police arrived, where he was taken into custody without further incident. The male was found to be in possession of a .22 calibre handgun and ammunition.

Saskatoon Police Service
File Photo – Saskatoon Police Service

The male was transported to hospital, for non-life threatening injuries, by Medavie Health Services.

The investigation continues.

(Occurrence Number: 20-113033)

Saskatoon Police Service

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