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Police investigate possible weapons matter in Halifax, Dartmouth

A person reported seeing someone in a black car shoot at another black car on Highway 111 this afternoon
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A Halifax Regional Police vehicle (Meghan Groff/

Halifax Regional Police (HRP) is currently investigating a possible weapons matter in the city.

Just after 2:10 p.m., a person travelling toward Halifax on Highway 111 in Dartmouth reported seeing two black cars driving next to each other. It was reported that a person from one of the cars appeared to have shot a firearm at the other vehicle, possibly striking it.

Both vehicles were last seen on the MacKay bridge travelling into Halifax.

"There are no reported injuries at this time and police are on-scene searching for the vehicles and their occupants," a news release said. "There is no ongoing risk to the public."

The investigation is currently in its early stages. HRP says further information will be released if and when it's available.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or using the P3 Tips App.

Chris Stoodley

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Chris was born and raised in Halifax. After graduating from the journalism program at King's, he started as's weekend editor.
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