Police investigate shooting in North Pre­ston

Police are currently investigating a sho­oting that occurred yesterday in North Preston.


Shortly before 7 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to a com­plaint of an adult male who was shot while mowing a lawn on Willis La­ne by an occupant of a passing vehicle. The victim was trans­ported to hospital with injuries later determined to be non-­life threatening.


The investigation is ongoing and being led by the General In­vestigation Section of the Integrated Cr­iminal Investigation Division with assis­tance from the RCMP Forensic Identificat­ion Unit, and office­rs from Halifax Dist­rict RCMP and Halifax Regional Police.


Anyone with informat­ion about this incid­ent is asked to cont­act Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Reg­ional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, citizens can also call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-22­2-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (27463­7) or by secure onli­ne tips at www.crimestoppers.ns­.ca.


Source: Media Release

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