(Update) Man Arrested After Shots Fired in Dartmouth


**** HRP Media Release

Update: The male who was arrested this morning has been released from custody with no charges at this time.​

Officers are now clear from the scene and the investigation is continuing.

Man Arrested After Weapons Call

Halifax Regional Police has one adult male in custody in relation to a weapons complaint this morning in Dartmouth.

At approximately 3:55 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to the area of Demetreous Lane and Canso Lane in Dartmouth after receiving reports of gunshots being fired. ​ Three males are believed to have been involved in an exchange of gunfire near this location.​ There are no known injuries at this time.

At approximately 4:03 a.m., patrol officers located a 30-year-old male on Slayter Street where he was subsequently arrested without incident and remains in custody for weapons-related offences.

A number of officers currently remain on the scene and members of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are continuing the investigation.

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.

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