At 10:35 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots at Windmill Road / Parkstone Road in Dartmouth.
Responding officers located evidence that a shooting did take place.
Investigators from Patrol and the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are on scene. The investigation is in the early stages.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.
An adult man was located and taken to the hospital suffering from a gunshot wound in relation to the earlier weapons release.
His injury is not believed to be life threatening and there is no risk to members of the public.
The matter is still under investigation