Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide​ ​

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Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide​ ​

At approximately 10:20 pm on June 29th, 2020, Halifax Regional Police received a report of an assault with a weapon that had just occurred at the Esso Gas Station, located at​ 6020 Young Street, Halifax. An​ unknown male approached the male victim in his vehicle, while parked outside this location. The unknown male then assaulted the victim with an edged weapon. The unknown male then fled in a vehicle, which was later located abandoned within close proximity of the assault.​

The victim sustained serious injuries, and was transported by EHS to the QE2 Health Sciences Centre for further treatment. The victim succumbed to his injuries on July 4th, just after midnight.​ The Medical Examiner​ has conducted an autopsy and​ his death was ruled a homicide.​

The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Terrance Thomas Dixon of​ Halifax.​ Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time. ​

The Halifax Regional Police Integrated Major Crime Unit continues to investigate.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a grey hoodie, long blue jean shorts, blue baseball cap, white socks, black sneakers and black gloves. Further updates to follow, as preliminary investigation continues.​

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 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 by using the P3 Tips app.

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