Police continue to investigate following weapons call in Dartmouth
Police, alongside members of the Emergency Response Team, arrived on the scene and took the man into custody without incident.
HALIFAX -- A 19-year-old man is in police custody and facing several firearm related offences following a weapons call in Dartmouth early Saturday morning.
On Saturday, at around 2:10 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to the 0 to 100 block of Brule Street in Dartmouth to a report of a disturbance involving a group of individuals known to each other in which a firearm was reportedly involved.
Police say they took a 19-year-old man into custody without incident and a firearm was seized when they arrived on scene. There were no injuries reported.
Meanwhile, police continued to remain on scene while awaiting a search warrant.
Investigators say the incident was not random. Police say there is no risk to public safety.
The 19-year-old man will remain in custody and is facing multiple firearm related offences. He will have a bail hearing on Saturday evening
Police are asking anyone with information concerning the incident to contact them at 902-490-5016.