Halifax District RCMP responded to reports of shots fired in North Preston on January 27th at approximately 12:55am.
Police located the victim 20-year-old Quintez Downey, who was being taken to hospital by a civilian, en route. Downey succumbed to his injuries in hospital.
RCMP said the investigation revealed that Downey was shot near Clarence St. All scenes have been released and the investigation is ongoing, led by Major Crime Unit of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020.