Wakaw RCMP were on the scene Thursday following the report of a violent assault involving the use of a firearm on the One Arrow First Nation. The call came in on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at approximately 10:30 pm.
Preliminary investigation by police determined the incident was targeted and the suspect is believed to be an adult male.
Wakaw RCMP have been conducting patrols in the community and interviewing witnesses. Officers have also been in communication with the leadership at the One Arrow First Nation community to relay steps residents can take to help maintain their safety.
Prince Albert RCMP General Investigation Section have been called to assist. There will be an increased presence in the community for an undetermined amount of time as officers work to locate the adult male.
People are asked to avoid the areas where police are present and follow any police direction provided.
More information will be provided as the investigation continues. A notification will be issued if there is an increased risk to public safety.