(Update) Police investigates shooting – East Preston

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Update: Charges laid following East Preston Shooting

The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a 36-year-old man from Cherry Brook in relation to the March 27 shooting that left a 45-year-old man with serious and non-life threatening injuries.

At approximately 6:10 p.m. on March 27, Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a shooting at a home in East Preston. Police arrived as the victim was being transported to hospital.

The suspect fled the home in a car before police arrival.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim had been with several people at a home on Brooks Dr., where he was shot. The victim and suspect were known to each other.

Following several attempts by police to locate the suspect, the suspect turned himself into at the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) Headquarters on April 2 at approximately 7 a.m. He was arrested without incident.

Shilo Beals is charged with Attempted Murder and several firearms offences.

Beals appeared in Dartmouth Provincial Court on April 2 and was released on conditions.​ He is next scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date.

The investigation is ongoing and being led by RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.

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Police investigates shooting

The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting that left a​ 45-year-old man with undetermined injuries on March 27.

At approximately​ 6:10​ p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call about a shooting at a home in East Preston. Police arrived and the victim was already on his way to the Dartmouth General Hospital. The suspect had left the home in a black car before police arrival.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that the victim had been with several people at a home on Brooks Dr. where he was shot following an argument. It is believed that the victim and the suspect are known to each other.

The investigation is ongoing and being led by RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at​ 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at​ 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3​ Tips App

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