Two suspects are being looked for by Regina police after a woman was shot multiple times in the face with a pellet gun.
Police said the incident happened around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday on the 2200 block of Broad Street.
Police said the 25-year-old woman was approached by two young men, who pointed what appeared to be handguns at her face and demanded her belongings. The victim hesitated and both suspects shot her in the face two or three times.
The suspects fled while the woman made her way to a nearby business to call police.
Officers did a search of the area but didn’t find anything.
The victim suffered injuries not considered life-threatening. She was taken to a nearby hospital, treated and released.
Based on the woman’s injuries and other evidence, police believe the weapons were pellet guns.
Police said the first suspect is described as male, 17-19 years old, five feet eight inches to five feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 140-160 pounds, black hair, dark eye colour, clean shaven, no glasses or visible scars, wearing a black hat, bomber-style jacket with a “Raiders” logo and lettering, dark blue or black jeans and white and black shoes.
The second suspect is described as male, 16-17 years old, five foot three inches to five foot five inches tall, weighing about 130-140 pounds, short brown/ black hair and dark eye colour, no facial hair, no glasses or visible scars, wearing a black hat, plain black hoodie, and dark blue or black jeans.
Both pellet guns were described as looking like large, black automatic handguns.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Regina police at 306-777-6364 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.