Nearby schools placed in lockdown following reports of man with firearm in Saskatoon

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – A report of an armed man in public led to a significant police response this morning.

Saskatoon School Perimeter Lockdown
Saskatoon School Perimeter Lockdown

At approximately 9:00 a.m. today, May 5, 2023, several police units responded to the area of Kloppenburg Way near Kloppenburg Link for a report of an armed man. Nearby schools were immediately placed into a perimeter lockdown.

Further investigation by members of Communications and Patrol led police to confirming the man to be in a position authorized to carry a firearm.

There was no threat to public safety and the perimeter lockdowns have since been lifted.

Saskatoon Police Service

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