SYDNEY, N.S. - Cape Breton Regional Police were trying to negotiate today with a 46-year-old man inside a home after a shooting near Sydney, N.S.
Police say they have an area around the man's home on Point Aconi Road contained.
Police say they were alerted to the shooting of a 24-year-old man at the residence next door at about 3 a.m.
The younger man was being treated in Cape Breton Regional Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries to his leg.
Police say the men are known to each other.