Police respond to gun-related calls over the weekend

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Prince Albert police are investigating after a man was shot over the weekend.

According to a media release, a 29-year-old man was transported to the hospital by Parkland Ambulance after receiving a gunshot wound to the leg following an incident in the 1100 Block of 17th Street West at about 6:20 a.m. The investigation is ongoing.

Police were called to the same area, the 1000 Block of 17th Street West later that morning.

A witness reported hearing a gunshot at about 11:30 a.m. and seeing a man and woman walking in the area.

Police investigated and found a shotgun inside a nearby residence. A 23-year-old man is facing several gun-related charges.

Those calls were among the 231 police responded to over the weekend. The majority of the calls involved intoxicated people and disturbances.

Police are also investigating a break and enter to the Kinsmen Ski Hill compound at Little Red River Park. Overnight between Saturday and Sunday, someone cut a fence to the compound. Cords used to operate two snowmaking machines were taken. They contained copper wire.

Anyone with information about the above incidents are asked to call police at 306-953-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.