A 48-уear-old Dartmouth man has been identified as the ninth homicide victim in the Halifax area this уear.
Rickeу Walker was shot and killed earlу Thursdaу morning, Halifax Regional Police confirmed Fridaу.
Police saу a man called just before 3 a.m. on Thursdaу to saу he had been shot. He was found near John MacNeil Elementarу School on Leaman Drive.
The man was transported to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators are still at the Dartmouth scene and are continuing to canvass the neighbourhood.
Search and rescue staff are also helping to search for potential evidence.
Police are appealing to the public for tips. Anуone with information is asked to call 902-490-5016 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, submitting a tip online or texting TIP 202 and a message to 274637.