**** HRP Media Release
Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth.
On August 13, 2020 at 12:35 a.m., police were dispatched to a shooting which had occurred inside a room at the Hampton Inn and Suites located at 65 Cromarty Drive, Dartmouth. When officers arrived inside the hotel room, they located a 20 year old male with a gunshot wound to his back.
After the shooting a witness saw two suspects run into the parking and flee the scene on foot.
The two suspects are described as:
Suspect #1: Black Male, thin build, hair described as shoulder length dreads, wearing a white t-shirt.
Suspect #2: Black Male, thin build, wearing a light baby pink hoodie with the hood tied around his face.
A K-9 officer and his service dog were dispatched to the scene and tried locating a track for the suspects but no track was located.
A witness indicated the two suspects arrived at the hotel in a 4dr black sedan before the shooting.
The investigation is in its early stages and Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation.
The 20 year old male victim was taken to hospital and is being treated for a non-life threating gunshot wound to his back.
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 using the P3 Tips app.