Skip to main content

Dartmouth man charged with first-degree murder in connection with North Preston shooting: N.S. RCMP

Share

A 26-year-old Dartmouth, N.S., man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a shooting in North Preston, N.S.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting on Downey Road on March 14, according to a news release from the RCMP.

The victim, 18-year-old Dieago Downey, later died in hospital and his death was ruled a homicide.

“Investigators identified a man involved in the incident and a second victim, a 29-year-old North Preston man that was targeted the day of the incident,” said Cpl. Guillaume Tremblay, with the Nova Scotia RCMP, in the release.

Daniel Romeo Downey was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder and attempt to commit murder.

He appeared in Dartmouth provincial court Thursday morning and was remanded into custody.

He is scheduled to return to court on July 2.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

opinion

opinion Biden's debate debacle levels playing field with Trump

In one week, Donald Trump will officially accept his party’s nomination, becoming the standard-bearer for the GOP in November. A recent Supreme Court immunity ruling combined with a failed debate performance by President Joe Biden has seen the Republican challenger’s fortunes rise exponentially.

Ellen DeGeneres is 'done' after her Netflix special

Ellen DeGeneres has reportedly said she's ready to tap out of performing. The former daytime talk show host let that be known during a recent standup show at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, California.

Stay Connected