At approximately 5:20 a.m. today, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Spring Avenue and Mount Edward Road. Officers located a deceased young male who had been shot lying on the sidewalk. The identity of the victim is still not known. This intersection and some surrounding streets have been closed to traffic as the investigation continues.
The investigation, led by the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, is ongoing and Forensic Identification officers are continuing to process the scene.
Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
Source: Media Release