Police investigate homicide in Yarmouth

May 25, 2021, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia…The RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred in Yarmouth.

At approximately 11:30 p.m. on May 24, Yarmouth Town RCMP were called to a home on King St. for a man who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Police located a 41-year-old man outside the home. EHS attended, but the man succumbed to his injuries.

Chester St. is currently closed. The investigation is continuing and is being led by the RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit, with assistance from the RCMP Forensic Identification Section, Yarmouth GIS and Yarmouth Town members.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family during this difficult time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Yarmouth Town RCMP at 902-742-8777. 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 21-721941