Punnichy RCMP received a call on February 2, at approximately 11:45 p.m. about an injured individual at a residence on George Gordon First Nation.

Officers responded and located an injured male child, who was declared deceased by EMS at the scene. 

The child was identified as a child under 10 years old from George Gordon First Nation. RCMP say his family has been notified, and that their thoughts are with them during this difficult time.

RCMP says as a result of the investigation, Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes have charged a male youth with one count, manslaughter with firearm, Section 236(a), Criminal Code.

He can't be identified as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act and is scheduled to appear in Regina Provincial Court on February 6, 2023.