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Two men in hospital after Halifax shooting

Police in Halifax say they are investigating a shooting that sent two people to hospital with gunshot wounds, and they believe one of them was an innocent bystander.

Police say they initially responded to a report of gunfire at a business in Halifax at 1:25 p.m. today when they found a 41-year-old man who they believe was a innocent bystander with a wound to one of his legs from gunshot.

Police say several witnesses heard three of four shots and saw four people possibly flee in a silver car.

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About 30 minutes later, police stopped a silver car in another part of the city and took three people into custody for questioning.

Police say at 3:17 p.m., a second man went to a hospital with a wound from gunshot that they believe is related to the incident.

Police say they also believe the second man was the intended target of the shooting.

Both men were being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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