At approximately 12:45 a.m. this morning, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call of a 21-year-old man having been shot while walking along Hornes Rd. in Eastern Passage.
The man had been walking with a female when a passing car stopped and the victim was shot. The man was rushed to hospital where he was later passed away. Police do not believe this is a random incident.
The investigation is continuing with the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division leading the investigation with assistance from the RCMP Forensics Identification Section and Halifax Regional Police K-9.
Our thoughts are with the victim’s family during this difficult time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division at (902) 490-5331. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.
Source: Media Release