REGINA -- An early Friday morning death in north Regina has been ruled a homicide by police.

Officers were called to the 500 block of Wascana Street on Friday morning. Police say the man was "critically injured" and pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. This is Regina’s second homicide of 2020.

Police say the incident around 1:30 a.m. Officers tried emergency first aid until EMS arrived, but the man was pronounced dead about 10 minutes later at 1:40 a.m.

He has been identified and his next-of-kin have been notified.

The death is now under investigation by the Saskatchewan Coroners Service and Regina police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.