Attempted murder in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

News 7 February, 2018
  • QMI agency

    Tuesday, 6 February 2018 23:17

    Tuesday, 6 February 2018 23:17

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    MONTREAL – Two armed men reportedly broke into an apartment and opened fire on the occupier of the premises, in the borough of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, in Montreal, on Tuesday evening.

    According to what was stated by the victim to the Montreal police, the two assailants entered his housing of Sainte-Catherine street, near the avenue William-David, around 21: 30. The attackers reportedly opened fire, injuring the tenant, a man of 45 years, at the bottom of the body.

    The life of the victim is not threatened. The man was transported to hospital as a precautionary measure, ” said Audrey-Anne Picard, spokesperson for the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM).

    The victim has provided the police do not know his attackers. The POLICE could not explain the reason behind this intrusion army in the middle of the evening, Tuesday.

    The two attackers fled. A dog handler was sent to the scene to try to gather evidence, while investigators were heard in the evening, said the spokesman.