Halifax police were called to an apartment building at 610 Washmill Lake Dr. on Saturday November 12th on report of a shooting at around 5pm.
Emergency crews arrived to find Shakur Oshay Trevez Jefferies 21 in the parking lot of the building. Paramedics pronounced Jefferies dead at the scene.
Carvel Clayton 21 also known as his rapper persona Certified, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Jefferies.
Carvel Clayton had just released a song about the gun violence in Nova Scotia called ‘Murder (Pray 4 Scotia)’.
A 48 year old man in Dartmouth called in to police to report that he had been shot on September 1st.
Police arrived at the scene behind John MacNeil Elementary School at around 2:50am. Police found the man in serious condition, he was then rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.
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March 29th Police responded to reports of shots fired at around 5:30 a.m. They arrived to find Joseph Cameron 20 unresponsive, lying on the sidewalk between Spring Avenue and Mount Edward Road.
Police have not named any suspect.
Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Update July 8th,
Police arrested a 17 year old Nova Scotia teen in London, Ontario on July 7th. He has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Joseph Cameron.
Halifax Police were called to the scene on April 23, at about 2am on reports of gunshots. Police found Daverico Downey 20, dead at the scene.
Police said Downey had been shot but they couldn’t confirm if there was a connection between his death and the deaths of Naricho Clayton and Tyler Richards who also died this week.
Anyone with information can call police at 902-490-5020 or Crime Stoppers anonymously by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Nova Scotia RCMP arrested a 33 year old woman and a 22 year old man at different addresses on September 29th. Charges have not been established at this time.
Halifax Police were called to the 2000 block of Gottingen Street at 11pm on April 19th on reports of gunfire.
On arrival police found two men in a vehicle. One man identified as Naricho Clayton, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was rushed to hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Police have not named any suspects at this time.
Anyone with information about the incident to call 902-490-5016 or to send anonymous tips via Crime Stoppers.
Update December 11th 2017
Tyrell Peter Dechamp, 27, has been charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Tyler Richards and Naricho Clayton in Halifax. Richards and Clayton were gunned down 2 days apart.
A popular Yoga instructor Kristin Johnson 32, was found dead in her home after Police responded to a call at around 7:45am on March 26 in Purcells Cove. Two men were at the scene of the two bedroom home, both of which lived with Johnson.
Two men were originally arrested, but police let one man go as his involvement was ruled out.
The second man arrested was transported to hospital as he required medical attention for injuries that were said to be serious but not life threatening.
Cause of death has not been released at this time.
Johnson owned 42 Degrees Fitness and Wellness on Grafton Street, in Halifax, NS
On April 11th Nicholas Butcher 33, was re-arrested after being discharged from hospital, where he was recovering from injuries sustained at the crime scene. Police have charged Butcher with second degree murder.
Police have not disclosed the relationship between Johnson and Butcher.
Officers were called to an apartment building in Spryfield at noon, on March 2, on report of an unresponsive man. Inside police found Blaine Gordon Clothier 26, dead. Police said that Clothier had died of a stab wound.
Benjamin Joshua Gillis 25, of Halifax, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.
Halifax Police have identified the victim of the January 21st homicide as Frank John Lampe 58.
Police were called to a report of a disturbance at a Harlington Crescent apartment building where they found Lamp dead in the hallway.
Police took 20 year old Elias Lampe into custody and is facing a second degree murder charge.
The death of an 81-year-old man at a Halifax continuing care facility is being treated as a homicide.
Halifax Police say the un-named man, died Sept 21 in the evening. The 71-year-old man who pushed the elderly victim, causing him to fall, and later die from his injury will not be charged because he has a cognitive impairment.