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Un 24-year-old man shot in eastern Montreal

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The victim was found by the police on 1st street, near 24th avenue.

The Canadian Press

A man was shot and injured in the Rivière-des-Prairies area , in the east of the island of Montreal.

The victim is a 24-year-old man, discovered by police on 1st Street, near 24th Avenue, after a 911 call Sunday night, around 1:30 a.m.

The 24-year-old man was quickly transported to hospital with significant injuries to his upper body. According to the latest information obtained from the hospital center, he would now be out of danger, indicated agent Jeanne Drouin, spokesperson for the Montreal City Police Service (SPVM).

The motive for this attempted murder is still unknown. The police investigation promises to be complex with three crime scenes to analyze.

A vehicle used in this attempted murder was found an intersection further, on Boulevard Gouin Est. The damaged vehicle was abandoned there, but it was not there that the shots rang out, leading the police to a third location, this time much further east.

The event would have occurred at the intersection of boulevard Maurice-Duplessis and avenue J.-J-Joubert, in Rivière- des-Prairies. Shell casings were also located at this location, said the SPVM spokesperson.

The three scenes were protected to facilitate the work of investigators. The canine unit was mobilized and forensic identification technicians were called to the scene.

The circumstances surrounding this event remain unclear at this time. right now […]. At this time, there have been no arrests, said Officer Drouin.

The SPVM investigation continues.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116