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Dartmouth: 23-year-old facing attempted murder charge

By News Feb 20, 2024 | 1:15 PM

A 23-year-old is facing 10 charges including attempted murder after a shooting in Dartmouth.

Police were called after gunshots were reported early Monday morning near the intersection of Catherine Street and Lahey Road.

A person was taken to hospital for treatment and police described the injuries as “non life-threatening”.

The 23-year-old is due in court Tuesday and is facing the following charges.

• Attempted Murder
• Use of firearm in the commission of offense
• Careless handling of firearm x 2
• Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
• Possession of prohibited device
• Unauthorized possession in a motor vehicle x 2
• Possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition x 2

Investigators are asking anyone with information about illegal firearms to contact police at 902-490-5016.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).