— Robert Gibson (@RobertGibson97) March 6, 2016
At approximately 2:00 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report from a man that he had been shot inside a residence in the 600-block of Parkland Drive in Halifax. Patrol officers, Emergency Response Team members and K9 members responded to the area and located a 60-year-old man suffering from a single gunshot wound. The man was treated at the scene by EHS paramedics and transported to hospital with injuries that are believed to be life threatening. The area was searched for suspects by police K9 and Emergency Response Team members but no suspects were located. The investigation is in its preliminary stages at this time and members of the Halifax Regional Police Forensic Identification Section and Integrated General Investigation Section are onscene. At this time police are searching for three white male suspects, the first man was wearing a black hooded sweater with black pants, the second was wearing a black hooded sweater with gray pants and the third a black winter jacket with fur on the hood, jeans and sneakers. It is currently unknown if the victim and suspects are known to one another. Officers are looking to speak with anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident and ask that they contact Halifax Regional 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.