Saskatchewan RCMP issued a public safety alert for dangerous persons with guns in La Ronge early Sunday afternoon.
Preliminary information indicates two adult males with handguns. Shots have been fired at police. Suspect descriptions unknown at this time, RCMP said in a news release.
In an update just before 2 p.m., RCMP described the suspects.
One is a man with short dark hair with sides shaved, wearing dark pants and a dark shirt with gold patterns down the sleeves and dark runners.
He was last seen on foot in the area of Far Reserve Road in Air Ronge and may have been seen going north on Highway 2, RCMP said.
The other suspect has an unknown description and is believed to be inside House 136 on Far Reserve Road in Air Ronge.
People in the area should seek immediate shelter or shelter in place and close and lock doors and windows, the RCMP say.
Saskatchewan RCMP remain in the area of 136 Far Reserve Road in Air Ronge, according to the update.
Do not leave a secure location. Be cautious of someone asking for a ride. Do not pick up hitchhikers. Do not disclose police locations on social media. If you’re operating a drone in the area, stop using it.
La Ronge is about 380 kilometres north of Saskatoon.