28-year-old recovering from gunshot to the face

Herald file photo.

A 28-year-old is recovering in a Saskatoon hospital after being shot in the face Thursday evening.

At 9:10 p.m on June 28, 2018, police responded to a call of a reported shooting in an alley in the 200 block of Ninth Street East. A man was treated for a gunshot wound to the face. He was transported to the Victoria Hospital in critical condition and has since been transferred to Saskatoon.

Police contained a residence in the 900 Block of Third Avenue East believed to be related to the incident. Investigators are searching the residence and the area for evidence.

The motive is unknown at this time, but the shooting is not considered random. No arrests have been made, but suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Prince Albert Police Service at 306-953-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).