At 2:39 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, Halifax Regional Police responded to an assault call in the 2100 block of Gottingen Street. When police arrived, a male was lying in the street bleeding. A witness who saw the victim on the street stopped to provide assistance and provided details of a suspect who was fled the area on foot. K-9 members attended and located a 32-year-old man in the vicinity hiding in an alley. He is currently in police custody.
The male victim died at the scene as a result of his injuries.
Integrated HRP/RCMP Major Crime members and Forensic Identification members are attending to continue the investigation.
Investigators in the HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit are continuing to ask anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.