Nova Scotia

Man turns himself in after Gold River shooting

A man wanted in connection with a shooting on Nova Scotia's South Shore on the weekend is now in custody.

A man wanted in connection with a shooting on Nova Scotia's South Shore on the weekend has turned himself in, according to police.

Ronald Lorne Paul, 60, of Gold River is facing charges of aggravated assault, discharging firearms with the intent to endanger a life, and assault with a weapon.

On Saturday, RCMP received a call at 7:46 p.m. that a 31-year-old man from Gold River arrived at the South Shore Regional Hospital with a gunshot wound.

He was then transferred to the QEII in Halifax for treatment of what RCMP described as non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation determined that the shooting happened earlier Saturday evening in Gold River, Lunenburg County.

RCMP said there was an altercation between the two men. One of them was shot. RCMP said this wasn’t a random incident.

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