Man wounded after RCMP officer fires gun in Deschambault Lake, Sask.

The Saskatoon Police Service has been asked to do an external review after an RCMP member in Deschambault Lake First Nation fired his weapon and a man was wounded.

Saskatoon Police Service asked to conduct external review of incident

A man was wounded Sunday in Deschambault Lake First Nation after an RCMP officer fired his gun. (CBC)

The Saskatoon Police Service has been asked to do an external review after an RCMP member in Deschambault Lake First Nation fired his weapon and a man was wounded.

The incident happened on Sunday.  

RCMP officers were responding to complaints about a gun being fired in the First Nation, located about 460 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon.  

After the officer fired his weapon, "an adult male received what is believed to be a gunshot wound and received medical attention at the local nursing station," according to a press release issued Thursday.

The officer has been assigned to administrative duties.