At 4:07 p.m. today, Halifax Regional Police responded to a call related to a shooting that had just occurred in the 0-1000 block of Windmill Road in Dartmouth. A young boy was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he died from his injuries.
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.
We are making every effort possible to further this investigation. Our thoughts are with the family for their tragic loss.
Details on an update will follow tomorrow or when further information is available.