2018-06-27

Lunenburg County man victim of Eastern Passage shooting



A Lunenburg County man has been identified as the victim of the drive-by shooting in Eastern Passage on June 18th.

Halifax District RCMP identified Jamie Lee Bishop, 21, as the victim of a homicide.

At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Monday morning, Bishop had been walking with a female on Hornes Road in Eastern Passage when a passing car stopped and someone in the vehicle shot Bishop.

The suspect vehicle is described as a dark, four-door, Chevrolet car. The vehicle was last seen turning on to Cow Bay Road from Hornes Road.

Police have said they don't believe Bishop's killing was random. according to CBC News.

The Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is leading the investigation with assistance from the RCMP Forensics Identification Section and Halifax District RCMP.

Police continue to ask anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division at (902) 490-490-5333.

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.

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