Man dies following shooting in North Preston, Nova Scotia, death ruled a homicide

North Preston, Nova Scotia – The 20-year-old victim of yesterday’s shooting in North Preston has succumbed to his injuries. Following an autopsy by the Medical Examiner, the death was ruled a homicide.

At approximately 12:55 a.m., on January 27, Halifax District RCMP responded to reports of shots fired in North Preston. Police located the victim of the shooting en route to the hospital, and he later succumbed to his injuries.

Murder Homicide
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The investigation has revealed that the victim was shot near Clarence St. All scenes have been released and the investigation is ongoing, led by Major Crime Unit of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family during this difficult time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 21-11286

Halifax District RCMP

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