Halifax Regional Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 24-year-old Halifax man in relation to a shooting on a Dartmouth street in late June.
Police say at 4 p.m. on June 30, they received a report of a young man being kicked out of a grey vehicle by the driver on Lakecrest Road near the intersection of Major Road. The driver then reportedly fired at least one shot at the 16-year-old victim, but missed.
The victim was injured injured in the fall, and police said he was taken to the Dartmouth General Hospital with a leg injury after “he fled for safety,” a police news release said yesterday.
Police say Julian Frederick Chittick, 24, is now wanted for attempted murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and a number of weapon related offences. He may be armed and should be considered dangerous, police say, adding he shouldn’t be approached.
Those with information on his whereabouts are asked to call HRP at 490-5020 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.