NIPAWIN — Two have been charged after Nipawin RCMP found an injured woman suffering from gunshot wounds.
On Oct. 15 at approximately 2:45 a.m., police said they received a report of a firearm discharged near 5th Street West in Nipawin. They attended the scene and found the injured woman. She was transported to hospital with what are described by police as serious injuries. RCMP said they do not have an update on her condition.
Nipawin RCMP said their investigation determined that a 26-year-old man and the woman had been forced from a residence on 8th Avenue West on Oct. 15. The woman was then shot. The man was not injured.
As a result, Oscar Young, 26, of Nipawin, is facing six charges, including discharge firearm with intent, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm without a licence and possession of a firearm while prohibited. RCMP said Young was remanded in custody to appear in court on Oct. 18 in Nipawin.
A 16-year-old girl was charged with a count of possession of a prohibited weapon. She can’t be identified as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Police said she will appear in court in November.