Report: Lunenburg County man ID’d as Eastern Passage shooting victim


Halifax RCMP have identified the 21-year-old man shot and killed in Eastern Passage, N.S., this week as Jamie Lee Bishop of Lunenburg County. 

Police said Bishop was walking with a female on Hornes Road on Monday at around 12:45 a.m. when a passing car stopped and someone inside the vehicle shot Bishop. 

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Bishop’s injuries were so severe that police didn’t wait for paramedics and took him to hospital, where he died. 

RCMP say they’re looking for a dark, four-door Chevrolet car which was last seen turning on to Cow Bay Road from Hornes Road. 

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Police have said they don’t believe Bishop’s killing was random. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call police at 902-490-5333 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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