Death of man found shot outside Dartmouth home ruled a homicide

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Halifax Regional Police say the death of a man found shot outside a Dartmouth home on the weekend has been ruled a homicide.

The victim has been identified as Nathaniel Maurice Brown, 36.

Officers initially responded to a report of a shooting on Lahey Road on Saturday at around 11:20 p.m.

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According to police, they found the victim outside of a residence and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

“At this time, investigators do not believe that this was a random incident,” HRP said in a release.

The Special Investigations Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the case.

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Anyone with information or video from the area is asked to call 902-490-5020 if they haven’t already spoken to police.

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