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5 people arrested in case of 20-year-old man killed at Quebec train station

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Five people, including two minors, have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 20-year-old outside a train station in southwestern Quebec in January. Global's Brayden Jagger Haines reports. – Jun 13, 2024

Five people have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 20-year-old outside a train station in southwestern Quebec in January.

Police in Longueuil, Que. say the suspects, four men and one woman whose ages range from 17 to 20 years old, were arrested Wednesday and two of them are expected to appear in court Thursday.

The arrests come after a six-month investigation into the death of Gabriel Lauzier, 20, who was fatally shot on Jan. 18 during a drug deal gone wrong outside a train station.
The arrests come after a six-month investigation into the death of Gabriel Lauzier, 20, who was fatally shot on Jan. 18 during a drug deal gone wrong outside a train station. Urgel Bourgie

An 18-year-old, whom Global cannot name because he was a minor at the time of the incident, and Muwaz Ullah, 19, face multiple charges, including second-degree murder, robbery and possession of a restricted firearm.

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The former will be tried as a minor but could be charged as an adult.

The three other suspects, which include two minors, are said to be accomplices and are expected to appear in court at a later date.

Five people have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 20-year-old outside a St-Lambert train station in southwestern Quebec on Jan. 18, 2024. Global News

The arrests come after a six-month investigation by police into the death of Gabriel Lauzier, who died on Jan. 18 from gunshot wounds sustained while outside the St-Lambert train station in St-Lambert, Que., south of Montreal.

According to Ghislain Vallières, spokesperson for Longueuil police, the shooting erupted after an apparent drug deal gone wrong.

If found guilty, the accused could face 14 to 25 years in prison.

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