Police are asking for public assistance with locating a 22-year-old Cole Harbour man wanted in relation to an upcoming trial for Attempted Murder.
A Canada Wide Warrant was issued on April 20, 2018 for Downey in relation to a triple shooting incident that took place in Cole Harbour on November 30, 2014.
Downey is a facing a new trial in relation to three charges of Attempted Murder from this incident.
Members of the General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division are actively looking to locate Downey.
Anyone who thinks they recognize Downey is advised not to approach him and contact police immediately by calling 911.
Individuals with information on the whereabouts of Markel Jason Downey are asked to call police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award
Source: Media Release