Police investigate home invasion with firearms in Porters Lake, Nova Scotia

Porters Lake, Nova Scotia – Police are investigating a home invasion that took place last evening.

Just before midnight, Police responded to a report of a home invasion involving firearms at a residence in Porters Lake.

The initial investigation determined that three males entered a residence with firearms when a struggle took place with two male victims. The victims seized a firearm from one of the suspects resulting in several shots being fired. The three suspects fled the scene. Police later located one the suspects who had suffered from gunshot wounds. The 25-year-old male is currently in police custody at hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Halifax Regional Police K-9 Unit and Emergency Response Team searched for the other two suspects but did not locate them.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by the Integrated General Investigation Section. The RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting with the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips 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.

Halifax District RCMP

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