March 9, 2011, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) . . . Royal Canadian Mounted Police/Halifax Regional Police Major Crime Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.
On March 8, 2011, 10:39 PM, RCMP received a call that when a 32- year-old female arrived home on the West Lawrencetown Rd, suspect(s) shot at her vehicle. She attempted to drive away from the suspect(s) in her yard until she came to a stop at which point she called 911 on her cell. Police arrived and located her in the driveway suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to the QEII by ambulance, treated and released. K9 located a handgun and a shotgun in the woods near the scene. Integrated RCMP/HRP GIS are continuing to investigate and the Forensic Identification Section is assisting. Police do not believe this is a random act.
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