Saskatoon police cost 18-year-old following duplicate gun scare in school

An 18-year-old man had been charged in connection to an alleged assault involving a replica gun at a Saskatoon school.

His charges include possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence, using an imitation firearm in the commission of an offence and assault with a weapon.

Police were called to Bishop James Mahoney High School around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday after a male carrying a gun was reported in the parking lot.

When officers arrived at the school in the 200 block of Primrose Drive, they learned the 18-year-old was in possession of a replica BB gun, according to police.

He reportedly had fired the gun at three males, leaving one of them with a minor physical injury, police said.

The suspect then fled the scene, according to police.

The 18-year-old was taken into custody in the 200 block of Broadbent Avenue with the help of the Corman Park Police Service.

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