A woman in Saskatoon is recovering after being shot with a pellet gun by her roommate Friday afternoon. 

Police initially responded to the 400 block of Avenue S South after a woman called to say she had been shot by her roommate with a handgun at about 4 p.m.. CST. 

Officers set up a perimeter around the home and called people out of the residence. 

The people were cooperative with police. 

The investigation revealed that a 31-year-old man had shot the woman with an Airsoft pellet gun. 

She suffered minor injuries. 

The man is in custody and facing charges of assault with a weapon and breach of probation.