Investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have laid charges against a woman in connection with yesterday’s attempted murder of a man on Brunswick Street in Halifax.
At approximately 3:50 p.m. on October 21, officers responded to a reported disturbance in the area of Brunswick and Artz Streets. Upon arrival, officers located a 46-year-old male victim, however, the male suspect had fled. Officers were able to determine from witnesses in the area that the victim had been struck with a blunt object during the altercation and sustained serious injuries as a result. The victim was transported to hospital by EHS with what are described as life-threatening injuries.
Investigators have identified a suspect and are actively looking for a 24-year-old Halifax man for attempted murder and several breaches of a recognizance in relation to this incident; officers are seeking an arrest warrant for the man and when it’s obtained police will issue his name and photo to the public to request assistance in locating him. Additionally, they arrested 49-year-old Christelle Ellison of Halifax, who is known to the suspect, at 11 p.m. last night. She was scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court this afternoon to face three counts of accessory after the fact for allegedly assisting the suspect following this incident.
Investigators wish to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident if they have not yet spoken to police. Anyone with information on this incident is asked 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.