Dispute between Lakewood restaurant patrons preceded man's shooting death: Saskatoon police
SASKATOON -- Police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old Saskatoon man after a shooting at a restaurant in the Lakewood neighbourhood early Friday morning.
Officers were called to the 200 block of Slimmon Road around 3 a.m. after receiving reports of an injured man, according to a news release from the Saskatoon Police Service (SPS).
According to police, first responders arrived to find the man with a gunshot wound. The 30-year old-man was then transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
CTV News has identified Logan Nayneecassum, from Ahtahkakoop First Nation, as man who was killed.
Investigators and the Major Crime and Forensic Identification Sections have determined that the restaurant began closing for the evening when people started to leave and a dispute broke out between numerous patrons before Nayneecassum was fatally shot, police said.
Nayneecassum's death is considered Saskatoon’s ninth homicide of the year.
Anyone who was at the restaurant on Thursday night or Friday morning are asked to contact Saskatoon police or Crime Stoppers.