October 10, 2018 6:21 am

4 arrested after failed drive-by shooting in RDP

Montreal police apprehended four young men after a failed drive-by shooting. 10 October 2018.


Montreal police received multiple 911 calls late Tuesday night about shots fired in the borough of Riviere-des-Prairies.

SPVM spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron said it happened around 11:30 p.m.

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Shots were fired from a moving vehicle towards a man by the side of the road on Elie-Beauregard Avenue.

The suspects missed their target and fled the scene. The man in his 20s was not injured when police found him.

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Police officers quickly caught up with the car and arrested two 18-year-olds and two 20-year-olds.

The four suspects and the victim were brought in for questioning. Police are trying to determine if the attack was random or a targeted shooting.

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