REGINA -- Regina police have identified the victim of the city’s first homicide of the year.

Amber Dawn Wood, 38, of Bienfait, Sask. died after she was shot on Saturday morning.

The Regina Police Service said it was dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of Athol Street after 8 a.m. on Saturday, for a report of a woman who had been shot.

When officers arrived on scene, they discovered a woman who was seriously injured. She was transported to hospital by EMS. She later died.

Wood’s family has been notified of her death.

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).