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Charges laid in connection to Dartmouth shooting

By Joe Thomson May 11, 2023 | 1:57 PM

Halifax Regional Police. (SOURCE: Jack Morse)

Halifax Regional Police have charged a 21-year-old with attempted murder in connection to a shooting that happened earlier this week.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired at an apartment building on Primrose Street in Dartmouth on Tuesday afternoon. A 34-year-old woman was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Yesterday, police were ale to arrest the suspect during a vehicle stop in Dartmouth.

He appeared in provincial court today and faced the following charges:

  • Attempted murder
  • Discharging a firearm endangering life
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm
  • Possession of a firearm without a license
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace
  • Storing a firearm contrary to the regulations
  • Possession of a firearm obtained by crime


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