Police continue to investigate the homicide of 20-year-old Daverico Downey in North Preston, and are looking for two vehicles seen leaving North Preston around the time of the incident.
On April 23, 2016, police responded to a report of shots fired on Downey Rd. around 2:00 a.m. When officers arrived, they found Daverico Downey laying on a pathway, deceased. Later that day the death was ruled a homicide.
Police have information indicating that two vehicles were seen fleeing North Preston shortly after the gunshots were heard.
The first vehicle of interest is a white car which was seen leaving from the Alex Lane area. The second vehicle of interest is a dark coloured sports utility vehicle.
Police are asking anyone who may have seen these vehicles in North Preston in the early morning hours of April 23 to contact them at (902) 490-5333. Should callers wish to remain anonymous, the can call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by secure online tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.
This homicide has been added to the Nova Scotia Reward for Major Unsolved Crimes Program, which offers up to $150,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in certain cases.
Source: Media Release