COLCHESTER COUNTY, CAN. (THECOUNT) — RCMP are reporting an active shooter situation in Colchester County Sunday morning.

Reports say, 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman has been identified as the suspected shooter and there are several victims down in Portapique Sunday around 9 a.m.


Residents in the area are advised to stay inside their homes, lock all doors and call 911 if anyone is observed on your property.

Wortman is considered armed & dangerous.

He’s described as a white man, bald, 6’2-6’3 with green eyes.


Geo quick facts: Colchester County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. With a population of 50,585 the county is the fourth largest in Nova Scotia. Colchester County is located in north central Nova Scotia – Wikipedia.

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