Halifax Regional Police have two adult males in custody in relation to shots fired in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police have two adult males in custody in relation to a weapons complaint.

At approximately 11:00 pm last night , Halifax Regional Police responded to the 2300 block of Gottingen Street in Halifax after local residents reported hearing possible shots fired.​ Halifax Regional Police beat members also heard the shots fired and were on scene within seconds.

A local business sustained damages as a result of the gun fire.​ A suspect vehicle was observed fleeing the scene southbound on Gottingen Street.​ A unidentified male, on foot, was observed fleeing the scene northbound on Gottingen Street.

At 11:40 pm Police observed the suspect vehicle on Trollope Street in Halifax and initiated a traffic stop.

Two men, ages 23 and 24, were arrested without incident and their vehicle seized by police. They remain in police custody and are being interviewed by investigators.

At this time investigators do not believe the intended target was struck but the gunfire.

A section of Gottingen Street between Prince William Street and Buddy Daye Street was temporarily blocked to allow investigators to process the scene.

Members of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating and do not believe this is a random incident.

A further update will be released later today.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 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 using the P3 Tips App.


Source : Media Release

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