Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five-Year-Old Injured after Shots Fired at Home in Northern Saskatchewan

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five-Year-Old Injured after Shots Fired at Home in Northern Saskatchewan

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Child injured after shots fired at home

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LA RONGE, Sask. - Mounties say a five-year-old child was wounded after several gunshots were fired at a house in northern Saskatchewan.

RCMP were called Sunday night to a home on the Lac La Ronge Indian Band reserve.

Officers say a bullet went through a wall of the home and hit the child inside.

There were other people in the house, but they did not report injuries.

The child was taken to hospital with what was described as a serious but non-life-threatening injury.

RCMP say the shooting suspects fled the scene and officers continue to investigate.

In 2008, a toddler in a home on the Samson Cree reserve in central Alberta was hit by a bullet during a drive-by shooting. …

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