Halifax District RCMP members along with HRPS K9 unit responded to a weapons complaint at about 1pm on Saturday, March 25, 2017 .
Information was received from the public that a small group of youths were seen walking into Cole Harbour Place with some type of handgun. Officers immediately responded and the building was placed into lockdown. Officers were able to quickly locate the weapon, which turned out to be an airgun. No one was injured at this call. The lockdown at Cole Harbour Place has since been lifted and is back to normal operations. The investigation is ongoing and updates will be provided pending any significant development.
Source: Media Release