Battleford’s RCMP are asking for the public's assistance to come forward with any information they may have on an incident that occurred at approximately 12:20 a.m. on Monday February 5th on the 2200 block of Douglas Avenue in North Battleford.
RCMP responded to a call of a Pontiac Cobalt that had left the road and collided with a fire hydrant, where the occupants had subsequently fled the scene.
Upon arrival RCMP noted that the vehicle had bullet holes in one of the doors that were consistent with bird-shot from a shot gun.
RCMP are aware that this incident was between individuals who knew one another and it was not a random act.
The investigation is ongoing.
It is this criminal element that the RCMP are engaging with their targeted crime suppression teams. With the support of the City of North Battleford and RCMP "F" Division the RCMP now have two dedicated crime suppression teams who will be working both in the City and rural areas of the Battleford’s Detachment.
If you have information about this crime, please contact the Battleford's RCMP at 306-446-1720 or call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).