October 12, 2018 9:24 am
Updated: October 12, 2018 2:34 pm

Police investigate deadly Laval car dealership shooting

A 30-year-old man has died after a shooting at a Laval car dealership with possible links to organized crime.


The Sûreté du Québec is investigating the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man in Laval on Thursday night.

The victim was declared dead with multiple gunshot wounds inside the building of the Automobile Vinci Inc. car dealership on 90th Avenue near Boulevard Levesque in Chomedey.

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The SQ has taken the lead in the investigation, which also includes Laval police, due to possible links to organized crime, said Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Joyce Kemp.

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Police and emergency crews responded to reports of gun shots at around 9 p.m.

Police have identified the victim as Alessandro Vinci.

The investigation is still on going as police examine the company’s surveillance footage.

–with files from the Canadian Press

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