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Prince Albert Police investigate two murders Saturday

A 32-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday morning and another man was murdered around 11:30 p.m.
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Prince Albert Police are investigating two murders in different areas of the city Saturday.

PRINCE ALBERT – Prince Albert Police are investigating after two men were killed Saturday in separate incidents.

On Sunday, Prince Albert Police Service spokesperson Charlene Tebbutt told SASKTODAY.ca that it’s too early to tell if the murders are connected.

“They happened in different areas of the city and happened at different times,” she said. “The investigation is very early for both of them and investigators are on scene.

A 32-year-old man was shot just after 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the 800 block of 11 Avenue East. He was taken by ambulance to Victoria Hospital where he died.

A 47-year-old man was found just before 11:30 p.m. on Saturday in the 100 block of River Street West. Police say they had responded for a weapons complaint and when they arrived they found the man suffering from serious injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Victoria Hospital where he died.

Police are asking residents to check their surveillance systems for any suspicious activity. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 306-953-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted online at https://www.p3tips.com/248

No arrests have been made at this time, say police.

ljoy@glaciermedia.ca

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