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Man arrested in relation to weapons complaint in Dartmouth

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A 30-year-old man was taken into custody on Saturday morning in Dartmouth in relation to a weapons complaint, according to Halifax Regional Police.

In a statement, police said at approximately 3:55 a.m., they responded to the area of Demetreous and Canso lanes in Dartmouth after receiving reports of gunshots being fired.

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“Three males are believed to have been involved in an exchange of gunfire near this location,” police said.

The man was later located at approximately 4:03 a.m. on Slayter Street where he was arrested without incident, but was later released from custody late in afternoon with no charges, according to police.

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According to authorities, there are no known injuries at this time.

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Police said officers are now clear from the scene and the investigation is continuing.

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