Halifax Regional Police arrest three suspects in homicide case

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Halifax Regional Police say they have arrested three people in connection with a homicide in the city Friday night.

Police say officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Barrington Street just before 8:30 p.m. to investigate a report of a weapons complaint with a male injured.

They say a 21-year-old man was found at the scene with life-threatening injuries and was rushed to hospital where he died about three hours later.

Police say they have arrested three adults in connection with the case, and are not looking for any other suspects.

Investigators did not release any further information and there was no immediate word on charges, or the cause of death. They say the identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the Major Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 22, 2021.

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