Police investigate attempted murder

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Police are investigating an attempted murder where shots were fired at a vehicle.

On Saturday at 11:15 p.m., Tantallon RCMP received a complaint of fireworks or shots being fired in the area of Brentwood Avenue and St. Margarets Bay Road, in Timberlea. RCMP responded and with the assistance of the K9 unit located bullet casings in the area. Police did not locate any victims or witnesses to the incident.

On August 18th, a call was received from the owner of a truck reporting their truck had been struck by bullets. It was determined there was a verbal dispute between an occupant of the truck and another person that resulted in a number of shots being fired. The RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section (GIS) is currently investigating this matter and conducting a number of interviews in relation to this incident. No one was injured and based on the investigation to date, police do not believe this was a random act. Police are asking anyone with information about this or any other incident to come forward. People are asked to contact any RCMP Office, Halifax Regional Police, or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 - $2000.

Organizations: RCMP, Crime Stoppers, RCMP Office

Geographic location: Brentwood Avenue, Margarets Bay Road, Timberlea

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