A man was arrested yesterday in connection with a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth.
On April 5, at 7:40 p.m., a 42-year-old man attended the Dartmouth General Hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his lower body. The victim stated that he was in an altercation with another man who pulled out a handgun and shot him. A friend then drove him to the hospital where he was treated and later released. The investigation revealed that the shooting occurred in a residence in the 100 block of Tacoma Drive and that it was not a random act.
On April 7, at 2 a.m., investigators assigned to the HRP/RCMP General Investigation Section executed a search warrant at that location. Twenty-three-year-old Shondell Ogden was arrested at the scene without incident. Ogden was remanded to the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court later today. He faces the following charges:
CC 239(1)(a) – Attempted murderCC 244 – Discharging a firearm with intentCC 267(a) – Assault with a weaponCC 87(1) – Pointing a firearmCC 88(1) – Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peaceCC 90(2)(a) – Carrying a concealed weaponCC 91(1) – Unauthorized possession of a firearmCC 95(2) (a) – Possession of a restricted firearm with ammunition
Investigators in the HRP/RCMP Integrated General Investigation Section are continuing the investigation and anyone with information about this incident is asked 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.