Police are on scene of a shooting that occurred earlier tonight in Dartmouth.
At approximately 8:40 p.m. officers responded to reports of gunfire in the area of Brookside Avenue in Dartmouth. A residence and a parked vehicle in the area were struck by gunfire. Officers located a 22-year-old man in the area who had been shot. He was taken to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The investigation is in the early stages, but at this time investigators believe this was not a random incident. Police are asking the public to remain out of the area to allow officers to conduct the investigation.
Anyone with information on the incident or video from the area is asked 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.