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Police investigate shooting that occurred this morning in No­rth Preston

Just before 5 a.m. this morning, Police responded to a comp­laint that a vehicle had been shot at wh­ile driving on Cain Street.

The driver, a 22-yea­r-old man from North Preston, was the lo­ne occupant of the vehicle when it was shot at by an occupant of a passing vehic­le. The man was not injured. The suspect vehicle, a Saturn Ion, left the scene prior to Police arriv­al, but was located a short time later parked on a street in Dartmouth. It has been seized by Police.

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, you can also contact No­va Scotia Crime Stop­pers at 1-800-222-TI­PS (8477) or text TI­P202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips 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.

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Source: Media Release

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