Halifax Regional Police are investigating a series of gunshots fired early Sunday morning at a home in Spryfield.
No one was injured in the spree, believed to have taken place around 4:20 a.m. when neighbours reported hearing the shots around Tartan Avenue.
“Officers responded and found evidence that a firearm had been discharged, bullet holes were found in a nearby residence, which was unoccupied at the time,” said police in a news statement.
“At this time there are no reported injuries as a result of this incident and it is not believed that the residence was the intended target.”
Police said they have not recovered the firearm and are still searching for a suspect as part of their investigation.
Anyone with more information about the incident is being asked to contact them at 902-490-5016, or send their tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
In 2019, there were 28 confirmed shootings in Halifax with 11 victims and three homicides.
So far, in 2020, one person has been killed in Halifax as a result of gun violence, but there have been at least four shootings.