At 12:45 a.m., Central officers responded to the area of Uniacke Steet and Brunswick Street to a report of gun shots. Officers did not find a crime scene or victims at that time. Officers checked local hospitals and located two shooting victims at the QE II hospital. A 17-year-old male youth and a 23-year-old man were identified as victims of the shooting. Both received non-life threatening injuries.
The matter remains under investigation. At this point there is no description available of the suspect(s). This incident is not believed to be a random act. Halifax Regional Police are requesting that anyone with information about this incident 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.