A man who was shot in the leg on Clifton Street two weeks ago has been arrested following a drug search on the same street Friday night.

Halifax Regional Police have charged three people, including William Lee Boliver.

Boliver was the victim of a shooting on Clifton Street on May 25. His friend, Corey Lucas, was killed in the incident. Boliver told CBC two men entered the apartment that night and fired the shots.

The police, along with the RCMP, searched an apartment in the 2,700 block of Clifton Street in Halifax around 8 p.m. Friday night.

Staff Sgt. Barb Saunders acknowledged that the police have been to the address in the past.


A police officer spreads tape after the shooting on Clifton Street May 25. (CBC) (CBC)

During the search, the police said they found crack cocaine, oxycodone, cash and drug paraphernalia. They also found a handgun and ammunition.

They arrested three people at the scene.

William Lee Boliver, 31, his mother Susan Ann Hawes, 52, and Harold William Marshall, 46 are being held in custody until their court appearance on Monday.

They each face nine charges including possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and oxycodone, possession of marijuana and possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition.

In addition, Hawes is being charged with three counts of breach of a recognizance and one count of a breach of probation order.