Halifax police investigating after shots fired Saturday afternoon

Halifax police are investigating after shots were fired Saturday afternoon on a busy street.

They say a suspect shot at a four door blue sedan on Gottigen Street close to the MacDonald Bridge at around 1:10 p.m.

Both the people in the car and the suspect fled the scene before police arrived.

Police say they were unable to locate anyone who was injured.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a black hoodie with white stripes.

A portion of the street was blocked off to traffic earlier in the afternoon.