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Arrests Made Following Serious Assault in Rosetown

On the night of November 11, before midnight, Rosetown RCMP responded to a report of a robbery and severe assault in Rosetown.

Upon investigation, it was determined that a confrontation had taken place among a group of individuals in the 1st Street West area of Rosetown. During the incident, an adult male stole a cellphone from an adult female and subsequently pointed a firearm at several individuals. Another adult male victim was assaulted and is currently undergoing treatment in the hospital for serious injuries.

Following a thorough investigation, two individuals, 33-year-old Corey Rushkewich and 29-year-old Randy Rushkewich, both residents of Rosetown, were arrested without incident on November 12. They are each facing charges, including one count of aggravated assault (Section 268(2), Criminal Code). Corey Rushkewich is additionally charged with three counts of pointing a firearm (Section 87(2), Criminal Code) and one count of robbery (Section 344, Criminal Code).

The accused appeared in Saskatoon Provincial Court on November 14, where they were remain in custody until their next appearance on Nov. 16 when Corey Rushkewich is expected to enter a plea and Randy Rushkewich has a bail hearing. Crown is opposed to their release.

The ongoing investigation is receiving support from Saskatchewan RCMP’s General Investigation Section.

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