Bedford shooting sends man to hospital

At 11:03 P.M. on June 22nd, police were called to the area of Duke Street in Bedford near Damascus Road and the 102 Highway for reports of a vehicle and occupant inside that were struck by gunfire.

A white pickup truck was located nearby with evidence suggesting it was struck by gunfire. A man was also located that had suffered from apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to the QE2 hospital in Halifax for those injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening, but will require admission for surgery.

The incident is in the early stages of investigation. Members of Patrol, the Criminal Investigative Division, Forensic Identification Services as well as K-9 are all contributing to the investigation.

The incident is not believed to be random and there is no ongoing risk to the public.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area 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 or using the P3 Tips App.

Source: Release

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