April 24, 2011, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) . . . Royal Canadian Mounted Police/Halifax Regional Police Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide in North Preston, Nova Scotia.
On April 24 2011, 6:26 PM RCMP received a 911 call that a male had been shot on Churchill Terrace, in the community of North Preston. The victim, a 22-year-old, was shot and was pronounced deceased prior to arrival at the hospital.
RCMP/HRP Major Crime will be continuing to investigate with the assistance of the Forensic Identification Section.
It is early in the investigation. Police are not releasing any other details at this time. An update is expected by tomorrow morning.
Police are asking anyone with information about this or any other incident to come forward. People are asked to contact any RCMP office, Halifax Regional Police, or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or by Secure Web Tips at www.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 from $50 – $2000