There was a large police presence in north-end Dartmouth on Sunday afternoon.
At around noon, officers with Halifax Regional Police were called to an apartment complex on Elmwood Avenue for a weapons complaint.
Officers allege that a man pointed a hand gun at another man in the area. No one was injured in the incident.
More than a dozen police vehicles were on scene for some time investigating.
A 24-year-old man was taken into custody and removed from the scene. So far no charges have been laid.