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.
“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.
According to authorities, there are no known injuries at this time.
Police said officers are now clear from the scene and the investigation is continuing.