Nova Scotia

Man in his 20s is dead after shooting in Halifax

Halifax police say a man in his 20s is dead after a Saturday morning shooting in the city. Police said they were called to the 1600 block of Hollis Street at 3:49 a.m. AT.

Victim was taken to hospital, but later died

Police have closed a section of Sackville Street to traffic. (Vernon Ramesar/CBC)

Halifax police say a man in his 20s is dead after a Saturday morning shooting in the city.

Police said they were called to the 1600 block of Hollis Street at 3:49 a.m. AT.

The victim was taken to hospital, but later died.

Investigators are on scene and traffic is being rerouted for drivers and pedestrians.

Pedestrians look on as police remain on the scene of a fatal shooting in Halifax on Saturday morning. (Vernon Ramesar / CBC)

Police are asking anyone with information or video from the area to call 902-490-5020.

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