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Man charged after shooting in Halifax on Monday night (update)

HRP says the officers found a 35-year-old man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound
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Halifax Regional Police are investigating a shooting that happened Monday night in Halifax. 

Officers were called to the 3000 block of Barrington St. just before 10 p.m. to reports of a man being shot. HRP says the officers found a 35-year-old man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. 

A short time later an officer found and arrested a 38-year-old man at a nearby residence. Police say the search of a residence and vehicle turned up multiple firearms and ammunition.

Enrico Jamil Upshaw, 37, is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face charges of:

  • Attempt to commit murder        
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Discharging firearm with intent
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Unsafe Storage contrary to regulations x 5
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm x 3
  •  Possession of a firearm knowing it is unauthorized x 3
  • Possession of restricted/ prohibited firearm with ammunition x 5 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 902-490-5020 or submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers

Mark Hodgins

About the Author: Mark Hodgins

Mark Hodgins is an Ontario-born Haligonian. A graduate of the Loyalist College journalism program, he’s been with NEWS 95.7 since 2016. Mark is a lover of sports, politics and video games.
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