January 28, 2019 7:40 pm

Teen in hospital after Montreal North shooting

Montreal police are investigating after a teenager was shot in the lower body. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

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Montreal police are investigating after an 18-year-old man was shot Monday afternoon in Montreal North.

A 911 call reporting the shooting was made at 4:50 p.m.

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Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant said the teen was shot to the lower body.

He was transported to hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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Brabant said a perimetre has been established in the parking lot of a grocery store at the intersection of Fleury Street and St-Michel Boulevard.

Investigators are at the scene and are trying to piece together the circumstances leading up to the shooting.

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Brabant said the victim was uncooperative.

A canine unit was also dispatched to assist in the investigation.

Fleury Street is closed in both directions between Lausanne Avenue and St-Michel Boulevard for an undetermined period.

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