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Police make arrest in shooting from last year

Police Media Releases - Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 11:50am

Investigators in the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have made an arrest in a relation to a shooting that occurred in Clayton Park on the morning of March 6, 2016. 

At approximately 2 a.m. on March 6, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report from a man that he had been shot inside a residence in the 600 block of Parkland Avenue in Halifax. Patrol, Emergency Response Team and K-9 members responded to the area and located a 60-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was treated at the scene by EHS and transported to hospital with injuries that were believed to be life-threatening. The area was searched for suspects by police but no suspects were located. This matter is not considered a random act.

The victim died on July 8, 2016, however, on January 13, 2017, the medical examiner determined that the death was not a result of the injuries sustained from the shooting and it is not considered suspicious.

At 1 p.m. on February 1, 19-year-old Terrance Treshon Brooks of Cole Harbour turned himself in to police headquarters at 1975 Gottingen Street and was arrested without incident. He was held in custody overnight.

Brooks has been charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, discharging a weapon and other weapons related charges. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today. 

The investigation into this shooting is ongoing and police are looking to speak to anyone who may have information on this incident. Anyone with information may call 902-490-5016 or anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.