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59-year-old killed after tense stand-off with police in Dartmouth

By Steve MacArthur Aug 28, 2022 | 8:33 AM

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A 59-year-old man is dead after he was shot by an officer with Halifax Police.

It happened at a home on Carleton Street in Dartmouth at about 8:30 p.m.

Initially police were responding to calls the man had a gun.

Police were trying to arrest him when he confronted them with a weapon and was shot by an officer.

The incident is now being handled by SIRT, the agency that investigates serious matters involving police.


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