June 1, 2015 11:17 am
Updated: June 2, 2015 10:19 am

Quebec provincial police investigate Montreal police shooting death

A man in his 40s was shot and killed by Montreal police on May 31, 2015.

Yannick Gadbois/Global News

WATCH: SQ investigate Montreal police shooting death

MONTREAL — The Quebec provincial police are investigating a shooting death after a man killed by Montreal police on Sunday night.

The incident took place at approximately 9:45 p.m., as Montreal police were responding to an emergency call where an alleged conflict between a man and a woman was taking place inside an apartment on Papineau Ave. near Ontario St.

A police spokesperson told media that there was a confrontation when officers entered the home, and shots were fired.

The man in his 40s was transferred to hospital, where he died early Monday morning.

As the death involved a Montreal police officer, the investigation into the shooting has been transferred to the Sûreté du Québec.

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