February 28, 2019 10:56 am
Updated: February 28, 2019 12:10 pm

Montreal police not ruling out anything in suspicious Verdun death

WATCH ABOVE: Montreal police say they are not ruling out "any hypothesis" in connection to a suspicious death in Verdun.

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Montreal police say they are not ruling out “any hypothesis” in connection with a suspicious death in the Verdun borough.

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Officers were called to an apartment on Egan Street around 10 p.m. after reports of gunshots.

They discovered the body of a 42-year-old man in the home with fatal gunshot wounds.

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Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant confirmed investigators are on the scene and are not ruling anything out — including the possibility of accidental death.

“An autopsy will be performed to discover the cause of death,” he told Global News.

A perimeter has been set up in the area as authorities investigate the circumstances leading up to the shooting.

The body of a 42-year-old man was found with fatal gunshot wounds in Verdun.

Yannick Gadbois/Global News

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