A shooting in Old Montreal leaves one seriously injured

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A shooting in Old Montreal leaves one seriously injured

A shooting that broke out in Old Montreal on Saturday night left one person seriously injured.

A shooting that broke out on Saturday evening near Place Jacques-Cartier, in Old Montreal, left one seriously injured.

Around 8 p.m., the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) received several calls for gunshots heard near Place Jacques-Cartier, in the Ville-Marie borough, as well as for a person possibly shot.

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Once there, SPVM patrol officers assisted a 31-year-old man seriously injured in the upper body, reports police relations officer Julien Lévesque.

He was taken care of by the emergency-health paramedics and he was conscious when transported by ambulance to a trauma center in Montreal.

The SPVM is awaiting a report on his state of health as well as on the nature of the injuries from the medical authorities.

A shooting that broke out in the Old Montreal on Saturday evening caused one serious injury.

A security perimeter has been established to allow investigators, a dog handler and an identity technician forensic analysis of the crime scene.