June 19, 2017 7:50 am
Updated: June 19, 2017 8:18 am

Halifax police investigate after several shots fired into home, injuring dog

Halifax police are looking for a man after several shots were fired into a home on Sunday

Cory McGraw/Global News

Police are looking for a man accused of firing several shots into a home in Halifax, with one bullet grazing the family dog in the neck.

Police say they responded to a report of gun fire – in the area of Duffus Street and Jarvis Lane – at about 11:20 p.m. on Sunday.

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They say two people and a dog were in a lower level bedroom when someone fired into the room.

A bullet grazed the family dog but the two residents were not hit.

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Police say a man wearing black was seen running from the area.

Officers and a canine unit searched the area to no avail.

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