Yorkton RCMP look for public's help after shots fired

August 2, 2019 4:57 pm

Yesterday at approximately 6 p.m., officers from the Yorkton RCMP were called to a report of shots fired near Duncan Street and Wellington Avenue in Yorkton, SK.

An adult male, suffering from a gunshot wound, was located at the scene.

Officers provided first aid until local EMS arrived. EMS then transported the male to hospital for treatment of what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as being approx. 79 kg and 180 cm tall (slender to medium build), was wearing a black hoodie pulled up over his head, black shorts and black bandana/fabric covering the lower part of his face.

At this point, it is believed that there is no threat to public safety and this was an isolated incident.

The Yorkton RCMP Forensic Identification Section and the Yorkton Provincial General Investigation Section are assisting with the ongoing investigation.

RCMP would like anyone with information regarding this incident or anyone who may have witnessed anything in the area yesterday around 6 p.m. to contact the Yorkton Detachment at 306-786-2400.