Attempted murder charge in Halifax shooting
A teenager has been charged with attempted murder and a second man is in hospital with serious injuries following a Monday night shooting in Halifax near the Bedford Highway.
Coty Atwood, 18, has been charged with attempted murder and several weapons-related offences, say Halifax Regional Police.
Police said the 27-year-old victim was involved in an altercation with several people, who then chased him on Dakin Drive.
As the man was entering a house, one of the suspects fired a shot through the window of the door, hitting the victim in the torso.
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The suspects took off in a vehicle.
Atwood was arrested on Dawn Street a few hours later. The police say the victim knew the suspects.
The victim remains in hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.