On Saturday August 29, 2015 at 3:55 pm, police were called to the 1500 block of Garnet Street for a report of a firearms offence.
Police located a 12 year old male with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the abdominal area.
The youth was transported to the Regina General Hospital and injuries are considered non life threatening.
Police have charged a 15 year old male with Careless Use or storage of a firearm, Section 86(1) C.C ; Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose, Section 88 C.C.; Possession of a prohibited weapon, Section 95(1)(a) C.C.; and Breach of an Officer’s Undertaking, Section 145(5.1) C.C.
The male youth cannot be named in accordance with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and will be appearing in court on Monday August 31, 2015 at 9:30 AM.
The police investigation is continuing.