Shootings are not believed to be linked between one on Lynch Street in Halifax and another on Lahey Road in Dartmouth.
Shooting in Halifax
On July 12, 2020 at approximately 5:20 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a shooting that had occurred in the 3500 block of Lynch Street in Halifax.
Police attended a residence in the area and located a 31-year-old man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The man was transported to hospital for treatment. Police remain at the scene. The incident is not believed to be random.
The investigation is in its early stages and Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation.
Shooting in Dartmouth
On July 12, 2020 at approximately 1:11 a.m. a 23 year old male arrived at the Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg.
The investigation is in its early stages and Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation. Investigators believe the shooting occurred in the area of Lahey Road, Dartmouth.
Updates on the investigation will be provided when available.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. 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.