Two drive-by shootings in Colchester County


June 25, 2019, Onslow Mountain, Colchester County, Nova Scotia . . . On June 23, Colchester District RCMP responded to a call at 5:27 a.m. indicating gunshots had been fired at a residence on Adam MacCallum Rd. in Onslow Mountain, while the occupants were inside. The caller told police a small dark vehicle came back towards the residence a short time later and shots were then fired at a vehicle parked in the driveway. No one was hurt.

During the investigation, police learned that another residence on West North River Rd. had been struck by gunshots earlier that morning. No one was hurt during that incident. The two residences are less than three kilometres from one another. Police have arrested two people in connection with this incident, however they have since been released without charges.

These incidents are being investigated by the General Investigation Section of Colchester District RCMP, with assistance from the RCMP Forensic Identification Section. Police have searched both homes and have examined the vehicles involved. Investigators have reached out to neighbours in the areas of both locations and are reaching out to the public for information on both incidents. Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact Colchester District RCMP at 902-893-6820. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App. Police file File# 2019899671 refers.