Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston

August 9, 2021
North Preston, Nova Scotia

News release

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after responding to a shooting on North Preston Rd. in North Preston.

At 6:02 p.m. yesterday evening, police received a report of a shooting on North Preston Rd. Police responded and learned that approximately ten shots had been fired in the area. No one was injured as a result.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by the Halifax Integrated Guns and Gangs Unit, which is comprised of members of the RCMP and Halifax Regional Police. The investigation is being supported by RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the 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.

File #: 21-96056


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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