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Saskatoon man charged after loaded gun found

Saskatoon Police

A 23-year-old man from Saskatoon faces firearm charges following a police investigation on Friday.

Around 10:50 p.m. on Friday, patrol officers in the 2100 Block of 22nd Street West saw three men acting suspiciously, the Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) said in a news release.

Officers believed one of them had a gun.

“Officers approached the group inside of a business and informed the 23-year-old male suspect that he was being detained for a weapons investigation,” police said.

Police say they searched the suspect's bag and found a loaded firearm.

As a result, the 23-year-old man faces charges including possession of a firearm, concealing a firearm and breaching conditions, police said. Top Stories

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