Man allegedly kidnaps victim, shoots himself in the leg

Man allegedly kidnaps victim, shoots himself in the leg
Suspect drops shotgun, shoots self in the leg during abduction near Saskatoon: police
RCMP in Warman got a call Wednesday around 4:20 a.m. CST from a person who said they had been threatened at gunpoint at a gas station in Saskatoon, according to a news release.

Police say the suspect, who had a sawed-off shotgun, forced the complainant to drive him outside of the city. The suspect then decided to take over driving, police said.

Paramedics found the suspect and took him to hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He remains in hospital, RCMP said, and is scheduled for more surgery on his leg.

While the suspect was driving, he dropped the shotgun onto the vehicle's floor. When he tried to retrieve it, it went off, hitting him in the leg causing and causing "significant injury," the release said.

The suspect stopped the vehicle, at which point the owner was able to pull the suspect out and drive away, according to police.

Both the suspect and the victim contacted 911 for assistance at the same time. EMS and police arrived on scene and the suspect was taken to hospital.

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A 31-year-old man faces eight charges, including kidnapping with a firearm and extortion with a firearm. He is set to appear in provincial court on November 13, pending recovery from his injuries.

At one point, the suspect dropped the sawed-off shotgun on the floor. As he tried to pick it up, it went off, according to the police report.

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A man is facing a number of charges after an alleged abduction in Saskatoon ended in the suspect shooting himself in the leg.

A 31-year-old man faces eight firearms charges – including kidnapping with a gun – after an incident starting at a Saskatoon gas station early Wednesday morning.

 A man accused of kidnapping someone, at gun point, not only faces a long list of serious charges, he is also being treated for a serious gun shot wound to the leg.

A man demanded the victim drive outside the city from the gas station, threatening him with a sawed-off shotgun, Warman RCMP said in a news release.

While they were driving, the man with the gun changed his mind and decided he wanted to be the one behind the wheel.That’s when he dropped his gun.

While the suspect was driving, police say he dropped the weapon onto the vehicle floor. As he tried to regain hold of the shotgun it fired, striking him in the leg and causing what police are calling significant injury.

Around 4:00 a.m. Thursday, the suspect showed up at Saskatoon gas station with a sawed off shot and demanded the victim drive him out of the city.

The suspect stopped the vehicle and the owner was able to pull him out of the vehicle and drive away from the scene to call 911. The suspect also called 911, according to police.

RCMP said the owner of the vehicle, pulled over, pulled the suspect out, and left him at the side of the road before driving off.

Paramedics and police arrived on the scene and the suspect was transported to hospital with serious injuries, police say.

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