At approximately 7:30 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots with a male on injured in the area of Alderney Gate, Dartmouth. Multiple officers responded to the scene and located an adult male with life threatening injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. A number of officers are currently on scene, including K-9 and members of the Emergency Response Team and EHS paramedics. (Video: Branden Pinkney)
Officers have located & arrested three adults and are not looking for any other suspects.
Investigators with the General Investigation Section and Forensic Identification Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation, which is in its early stages.
Update 2: Approximately at 8:30 p.m., the victim, an adult male (22 yrs.) succumbed to his injuries. The name of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin notification. The investigation is now a Homicide. Investigators with the Major Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and Forensic Identification Unit are conducting the investigation, which is ongoing.
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