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Five young men arrested after gun spotted near sunny Halifax beach

HALIFAX — Police say multiple people were seen passing a gun around near a sunny beach in Halifax's Point Pleasant Park on Saturday afternoon.

Police say the call came in at about 3:30 p.m., and officers spotted what they describe as an associated vehicle nearby.

They say a "high risk vehicle stop" was made at Young Avenue and Inglis Street in Halifax's wealthy south end.

Four men aged 18 to 21 and a male youth were arrested without incident and a gun found during a search of the car.

The five young men have been released from custody.

Police say the incident is still under investigation.

The Canadian Press

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