Man shot in face during Dartmouth incident


Police are investigating after a man was shot in the face on Saturday afternoon in Dartmouth. (Robert Short/CBC)

A man was treated in hospital after being shot in the face by someone from a nearby car in Dartmouth, according to police.

Shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday, Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of a man arriving at a hospital for injuries resulting from a gunshot.

Police say they have a report that the incident happened on Leaman Drive at about 3 p.m.

The man was shot at by someone in a black four-door sedan, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016.

Anonymous tips can also be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477.

Machete used in second incident


In another incident Saturday, four people are facing charges after a situation involving a machete.

At 12:15 p.m., Halifax police officers responded to the 0-100 block of Tacoma Drive in Dartmouth to reports of a man swinging a machete toward a vehicle and a person.

Three men and a woman were arrested. Police seized multiple knives, a canister of bear spray and a small quantity of drugs.

There were no injuries.

Police say all four people know one another and will appear in provincial court at later dates.

The charges include possessing a prohibited weapon, possessing cocaine and breaching court orders.

CBC News

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