The 26-year-old male victim is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. No suspect information is available at this time.
Halifax Regional Police confirm that investigators have cleared the scene of the shooting on Lahey Road in Dartmouth.
Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation, which is currently in its preliminary stages.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.