**** HRP Media Release
Weapons / Shooting
Members of the Patrol Division and General Investigation Section, as well as the Forensic Identification Unit are investigating a weapons offence that occurred early this morning.
At approximately 3:11 a.m., police responded to a report of an injured male in the area of the 0-100 block of Caledonia Road in Dartmouth.
As officers arrived, they located a victim with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. The injured victim was transported to hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
At this time, the injuries are not thought to be life threatening in nature.
The matter is in the very early stages of investigation. There is no risk to the public and the matter is contained.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact 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 using the P3 Tips App.