SASKATOON -- Police have charged Craig Don Gladue, 20, with first-degree murder in the death of 25-year-old Andrew Merasty.

On Aug. 18, officers responded to the 1800 block of 20th Street West for reports of an injured man. Upon arrival they located the victim, Merasty, suffering from a gunshot wound, according to police.

He was transported to hospital where he died.

Gladue is also charged with using a firearm in commission of an offence, unauthorized possession of a firearm and reckless firing of a firearm.

He made his first appearance in Saskatoon Provincial Court Friday morning. Gladue is expected to appear in court again on Dec. 12. 

A Nov. 22 update posted on the Saskatoon Crimestoppers Facebook page said Gladue was arrested and charged with robbery and breach of a court order.