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Man arrested after Sydney Mines shooting

By Kevin Northup Mar 13, 2023 | 7:18 AM

Photo courtesy Cape Breton Regional Police

Cape Breton Regional Police arrested a ‘person of interest’ after a shooting in Sydney Mines.

The 20-year old was arrested on other, unrelated charges, including failure to comply with a release order and careless use of a firearm.

It happened Saturday morning, and police issued an emergency alert.

Shots were allegedly fired at a residence, there were no injuries.

In the alert, police indicated they were looking for a vehicle with armed person(s) in it.

Later, they said they found the vehicle, but it was abandoned.


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