Update: Charges laid following shooting in Pictou Landing


**** RCMP Media Release

A 41-year-old man is facing multiple charges following a stabbing incident in Antigonish.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday, Antigonish RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a local business.​ When police arrived, they located a 36-year-old man who had been stabbed in the stomach after a confrontation with another man in the parking lot of a business. The victim suffered minor injuries.

The RCMP’s Antigonish Street Crime Enforcement Unit and North East Nova Traffic Unit assisted investigators and located the suspect on West Street.​ He was arrested without incident.

Trevor Burns, 41, of Antigonish has been charged with the following:

-​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Assault with a weapon

-​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

-​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Fail to comply with conditions

Burns was remanded to the North East Nova Correctional Center and is scheduled to appear in court virtually this afternoon.​

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Pictou District RCMP at​ 902-755-4141. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at​ 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3​ Tips App

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