Two southeast Saskatchewan RCMP divisions helped a northern police service by arresting an 18-year-old man in an attempted murder case Thursday.

According to a Prince Albert Police Service release, on November 23, at around 10:45 a.m., the Carlyle RCMP and Moosomin RCMP initiated a traffic stop of a red GMC truck in Wawota.

The truck was confirmed to be the suspect truck involved in the shooting and motor vehicle collision in Prince Albert that fled the scene in the early morning hours of November 19 and was subsequently seized as part of the ongoing investigation.

RCMP officers arrested an 18-year-old male from the suspect truck for attempted murder. The 22-year-old victim remains in hospital.

The Prince Albert Police Criminal Investigation Division and Forensic Identification Unit continue to investigate.

Additional updates will be provided as the investigation continues.

The Prince Albert Police Service does not believe there is a danger to public safety and thanked the Carlyle and Moosomin RCMP for their assistance.

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