Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Suspect Wounded after Shooting with Police in Nova Scotia Village

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Suspect Wounded after Shooting with Police in Nova Scotia Village

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Female dead, suspect wounded in N.S. village

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TATAMAGOUCHE, N.S. - Mounties exchanged gunfire with a man at a northern Nova Scotia cemetery Monday after a female was found dead inside a home hours earlier.

The RCMP said officers responded to a 911 call from a home on Clarks Road in Bayhead, N.S., shortly before midnight Monday.

They said a female was found dead, and a suspect was spotted shortly afterward, but he drove off as police moved in.

The Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team, an independent police watchdog agency, said the suspect was later found near Lockerbie Memorial Cemetery on Highway 6 in Tatamagouche.

"There was a verbal exchange between the male and police, and shortly prior to 7 a. …

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