Halifax homicide: Youth dead, 2 arrested after incident outside mall

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Halifax Regional Police say they are investigating a homicide after an injured youth was found at a Halifax Shopping Centre parking lot, and later died in hospital.

Police say officers were called to 7001 Mumford Road just after 5 p.m. Monday.

“Officers located a male youth who was taken to hospital where he died as a result of his injuries,” police said in a news release on Monday night.

“Officers arrested two suspects at approximately 5:25 p.m. on a Halifax Transit Bus in the area of North St in Halifax.”

Police have not released the ages of the victim or suspects.

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Police say the investigation is still in its early stages and more details will be released when available.

Officers are expected to have a “visible presence” on scene for “an extended period of time.” Global News

Anyone with information or video from the area to call police at 902-490-5020.

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