On April 11 at approximately 5:55 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible gun shots in the area of Barrington Street and Richmond Street, Halifax. A dark colour sedan was observed leaving the area at high rate of speed toward the MacDonald Bridge. Multiple patrol officers along with members of the Emergency Response Team responded and confirmed a shooting had taken place. At 6:15 p.m., the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital reported a 25-year-old man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound arrived at the hospital. The hospital had gone into lock down but has since opened.
There is no suspect description currently.
Officers were on scene and at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital.
Investigators with the General Investigation Section and the Forensic Identification Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation. The investigation is in its preliminary stages and is ongoing.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 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 by using the P3 Tips app.