August 9, 2019 7:43 am
Updated: August 9, 2019 9:26 am

Halifax police arrest two, search for third suspect after man shot in downtown

A 21-year-old man suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed, according to police.

Global News File

Police in Halifax have arrested two men and are searching for a third after a 27-year-old man was shot in the city’s downtown.

Officers were called to the area of Spring Garden Road and Dresden Row shortly after 12:30 a.m. after reports of shots fired.

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About 10 minutes later they found and arrested two men; a 26-year-old and a 31-year-old, inside Royal Artillery Park on Queen Street, where a police dog also found a handgun.

Police say around 1:20 a.m. they were alerted by the QEII Health Sciences Centre that a man had arrived at hospital with a non-life threatening gun shot wound.

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Investigators are searching for a third suspect.

It’s believed the suspects and the victim are known to each other.

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