Newspaper article The Canadian Press

N.S. Man Settles Racial Discrimination Complaint after Alleged Nail-Gun Shooting

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

N.S. Man Settles Racial Discrimination Complaint after Alleged Nail-Gun Shooting

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N.S. man settles discrimination complaint

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HALIFAX - A young black man who was allegedly shot in the back with a nail gun by a co-worker has settled a racial discrimination complaint with his employer.

Nhlanhla Dlamini, who is in his early 20s, was injured in a Sept. 19, 2018, incident on a New Glasgow, N.S., construction site that sparked protests and gained national attention.

Dlamini said he had faced racism at the work site, and has suggested an alleged nail gun incident that punctured his lung with a nearly nine-centimetre long framing nail was deliberate.

Shawn Wade Hynes, who is in his mid-40s, was charged with criminal negligence causing bodily harm. He is also now reportedly facing a charge of assault with a weapon.

On Nov. 15, Dlamini filed a human rights complaint, alleging he faced discrimination while working for P. …

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