Young man arrested after fatal stabbing in the center of Halifax – Halifax

Halifax police say a homicide occurred at a store on Brunswick Street in the city center on Thursday morning.

According to a statement, officers responded to a gun call around 9:15 a.m., after “a man entered the store and attacked two men who were inside.”

A 55-year-old man who was stabbed later died at the hospital. The other man, a 66-year-old, was taken to hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police say the suspect, a 25-year-old man, fled on foot after the incident and was arrested in the area shortly afterwards.

Halifax Regional Police are seen outside a store on Brunswick Street after a gun call was reported.

The investigation is being led by Halifax Regional Police, and the agency says it is “too early to comment on the motive behind the incident.”

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This is the fifth killing that has occurred in the Halifax area since mid-November.

By December 21, an eight-year-old boy was shot while sitting in a vehicle in Dartmouth and police are looking for two suspects.

Two days later, police say a 28-year-old man was found dead inside a vehicle in Lake Loon. The death was initially considered suspicious, but was later considered a homicide.


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