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Halifax man injured in shooting on Sunday evening

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A man is in hospital following a shooting in Halifax Sunday evening.

Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of gun shots in the area of Barrington Street and Richmond Street just before 6 p.m.

Police say a dark colored sedan was seen leaving the area at high rate of speed toward the MacDonald Bridge.

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A short time later police say a 25-year-old man with a non-life-threatening gun shot wound arrived at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital.

According to police, the hospital was temporarily put on lockdown which, as of 4 a.m., has ended.

The investigation is ongoing.

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