Street signs indicate the corner of Garnet Street and 7th Avenue, an area in which police discovered an injured man laying on the sidewalk. The man died and his death is now being investigated as a homicide. BRANDON HARDER/ Regina Leader-Post
Police are investigating Regina’s third homicide of 2019 after officers responded to a call that reported a man laying on a sidewalk just after midnight Saturday.
Regina police say its too early to link man who died on sidewalk to other crimes
According to a police issued news release, officers responded to the area of 7th Avenue and Garnet Street at approximately 12:04 a.m. Upon arrival they located the victim lying on the sidewalk between Garnet and Cameron Street and began administering emergency first-aid until EMS arrived at the scene.
One resident said he heard gunshots around midnight and later saw around a dozen police cars in the area. He also said police had blocked off both Garnet and Cameron Street along 7th Avenue early Saturday morning. By early afternoon, the police tape had been removed.
Police say the victim’s name will not be released at this time as police are confirming his identity to notify his family of his death.
The investigation into the incident remains ongoing with additional help from the forensic identification unit and major crimes unit.
Anyone with information that can assist police in this investigation is asked to contact police at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).
Regina police are looking to the public for information after a woman was reportedly robbed outside her home in Hillsdale.
A 38-year-old woman was reportedly robbed early Saturday morning as she arrived at her home and got out of her vehicle in Regina’s Hillsdale neighbourhood, according to police.
Regina police were dispatched to the area at about 4:35 a.m. and learned that the womans vehicle, along with personal items had reportedly been taken an hour before they arrived.
Police say the suspects approached the woman and demanded her property before reportedly fleeing the scene.
Anyone who has information to assist police in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).
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