Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning in Dartmouth that has resulted in the death of a man.
At 2:52 a.m. police responded to Leaman Drive, in relation to a call received from a man stating he had been shot. Upon arrival officers located a 48-year-old man behind John MacNeil Elementry School who was suffering from injuries as the result of gunshots. Emergency Health Services responded immediately and transported the man to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The Forensic Identification Unit and the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are currently on scene and are in the early stages of the investigation.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 902-490-5016. 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.