Crime

Terrence Izzard may not have been the target, police say

Izzard, 58, shot and killed Monday night

Detectives investigate the shooting on Cragg Avenue.
Detectives investigate the shooting on Cragg Avenue.   Sofia Ortega Arrieta

Police say the person who fatally shot Terrence Izzard in north-end Halifax on Monday may have meant to shoot someone else.

In a news release Friday, police said Izzard “may not have been the intended target of this shooting.”

Police received reports of gunfire on Cragg Avenue at about 11:07 p.m. Monday. Izzard, 58, was fatally wounded. He was rushed to hospital, where he died of his injuries.

His death was declared a homicide the next day.

Police said a vehicle may have left the area of Gottingen, Uniacke, Brunswick or Maitland streets between 11:00 p.m. and 11:10 p.m. on Monday.

They believe there are witnesses to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or through the Crime Stoppers website.