**** HRP Media Release
Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth
Shortly before midnight on August 13th, Halifax Regional Police officers responded to the Dartmouth General Hospital as a male victim arrived there with a gun shot wound.
Several officers attended the hospital and learned that the victim was walking in the area of Gaston Road and Portland Street when he heard what he thought were fireworks going off and then he realized he had been hit with a bullet. The victim then made his way to the hospital.
The victim suffered Non-Life-Threatening injuries.
Investigators with the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation. The investigation is in its preliminary stages and is ongoing.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at . Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free , submitting a secure web tip at or by using the P3 Tips app.