Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston


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Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after responding to a shooting on Downey Rd. in North Preston.

At approximately 2:07 p.m. today, police received a report of a shooting on Downey Rd. Police responded and learned that a black Subaru Imprezza had been shot at numerous times by another vehicle. The Imprezza suffered damage as a result of the gunshots. The Imprezza had a number of occupants in the vehicle at the time but no one was injured. The suspect vehicle fled the area and was also occupied by a number of people.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by the Halifax Integrated Guns and Gangs Unit, which is comprised of members of the RCMP and Halifax Regional Police. The investigation is being supported by RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. 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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