A man has been charged with second degree murder in relation to the homicide of Shakur Jefferies.
On November 12 at approximately 5 p.m., police received several calls to 911 of shots fired in the vicinity of 610 and 650 Washmill Lake Drive in Halifax. Upon arrival officers located Shakur Jefferies deceased at the scene.
Patrol and Emergency Response Team members took five males into custody in the general vicinity of the incident shortly after 5 p.m. last evening and transported them to Police Headquarters for questioning. One suspect was released earlier this morning. Of the remaining four:
Carvel Clayton, 21 and of Halifax, has been charged with second degree murder. He has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court tomorrow.
A 21-year-old man has his parole revoked as a result of this incident and will be returned to the custody of Correctional Services.
The other two suspects have been released without charges.
The investigation is ongoing and investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident who has yet to speak to police to call 902-490-5020. 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.