At approximately 7 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to the area of the Wedgewood Motel at 374 Bedford Highway for a weapons complaint. A citizen called to report that there was a man outside behind the motel target shooting with a rifle.
HRP patrol members accompanied by members of the HRP Emergency Response Team attended the location and located six people in the back parking lot and were taken into custody without incident. Officers located a rifle as well as a hand gun. There were no reported injuries.
The weapons were determined to be pellet guns and no charges will be laid in the matter. All six individuals that had been arrested have been released from custody.