October 5, 2011, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) . . . Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are investigating a series of shots fired in Timberlea, Nova Scotia.
On October 4, 2011 at 12:23 a.m., RCMP responded to a report of shots fired near Hwy 103 in Timberlea, Nova Scotia. A man reported hearing approximately 10-12 shots fired in the woods near the Greenwood Heights subdivision. A second report of gunshots was reported at 12:30 AM and four males were seen getting into a dark coloured Honda Civic on Greenwood Avenue. The police investigation led to a pathway in the woods located between Exit 3 and 4 off of Highway 103. It is a wooded area often used by youth/young adults. Police seized an empty box of shotgun shells. The incident remains under investigation.
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