Police are currently on scene in the 3000 block of Federal Avenue, Halifax for what has been reported as a person shot.
Police received a 911 call at 9:19 P.M. from persons reporting hearing gunshots. It was quickly learned that a person was reported as being struck by gunfire.
On scene, police located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. EHS attended and treated the victim, transporting them to the hospital for what are undetermined injuries at this stage of the investigation.
There is no immediate threat to the general public, nor any ongoing safety concerns to be aware of. Citizens will notice an increased police presence in the area while the investigation continues.
Members of the Patrol Division, General Investigative Section, K-9 and Forensic Identification Section are continuing these efforts.
There is no suspect description at this time.
The investigation is in its early stages. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.