On October 10, 2020 at approximately 1:26 a.m., police were dispatched to the 2100 block of Albert Street in regards to a weapons offence involving a firearm. Several witnesses in the area called police after hearing what they believed to be multiple gunshots.
Police attended and located a 32 year old male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. On further investigation, it was determined that an altercation had occurred inside a business establishment between the victim and three other individuals. On leaving the establishment, the victim walked outside when three males involved in the original altercation, exited a vehicle. Two of the suspects each had machetes and a third suspect had a gun. As the victim attempted to flee, he was subsequently shot.
The victim was transported to the hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Suspect #1 was the male with the gun. He was described as African Canadian, short hair with a husky build, wearing a green or brown hoodie.
Suspect #2 and #3 were described as African Canadian male. Both males were carrying a machete.
The vehicle the suspects were in was described as a silver sedan.
Police have no information suggesting anyone else was injured during the incident. The incident itself posed a significant risk to the public. The investigation is ongoing therefore more information may be released at a later date.
Anyone with information that could assist police in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222-8477.