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A woman shot in Rivière-des-Prairies

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The attempted murder of the 31-year-old woman took place on Sunday October 29 in the early hours of the morning.


A 31-year-old woman was directly targeted and shot in the upper body on Sunday morning while she was sitting in her vehicle on avenue Jean-Rainaud, near rue Jacques-Rousseau, in the borough of Rivière-des-Prairies, in eastern Montreal.

The victim was quickly able to find refuge in nearby accommodation.

The 911 call was received at 4:20 a.m., says Officer Sabrina Gauthier, spokesperson for the Montreal Police Service (SPVM).

The woman was transported to a hospital for treatment of her injuries, but her life is not feared.

Information suggested that the victim was known to police circles, which the SPVM confirmed, adding that the woman has a criminal record .

No arrests have been made so far. The motive for the crime is still unknown.

Investigators, assisted by a canine unit, are on the scene to learn more about the circumstances surrounding this attempted murder.

With information from The Canadian Press

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