Man shot in North Preston: RCMP
A shooting in North Preston early Monday has left a man with serious injuries, RCMP say.
Halifax District RCMP said there were reports of a shooting on Simmonds Road at about 3 a.m.
Shortly afterward, officers stopped a vehicle on Dartmouth's Main Street, near Guysborough Avenue, and found a man suffering from two gunshot wounds.
The man was rushed to the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, prompting the hospital to beef up security in the emergency department.
A hospital spokeswoman said the lockdown was lifted just after 6 a.m.
Police were outside a home in North PrestonMonday morning as the investigation continued.
Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP, Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).