(Update) Police investigating suspicious death in Halifax


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Police investigating suspicious death in Halifax

Police are investigating a suspicious death related to a weapons call last night in Halifax.

At approximately 10:43 p.m. police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 6300 block of Cork Street in Halifax. Officers arrived on scene and located a man with gunshot injuries outside of a residence, a deceased adult male inside of a residence and an adult female with injuries. Investigators believe the three people are known to one another.

As a result of the circumstances and the ongoing investigation, we were not in a position to initially release that one of the victims was found deceased.

The man and the woman were transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries where they remain.

Cork Street remains closed from Dublin Street to Oxford Street and officer are still on scene. The investigation is in the early stages and details are limited at this time. Further information will follow when it becomes available.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 902-490-5020. 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.

Police on scene at weapons call

Halifax Regional Police are currently on scene at a weapons call in Halifax.

At approximately 10:43 PM, police received a call of possible gun shots, officers arrived on scene in the area of the 6300 block of Cork St in Halifax, and located a male who suffered a gunshot wound.

A second and third victim were located and two of them have been transported to hospital with what are believed to be life threatening injuries.

Members of the Integrated Major Crimes unit, and the Forensic Identification Unit are on scene investigating the matter.

Traffic on Cork St is being restricted.

The investigation is in its preliminary stages and further information will be released when available.

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