May 23, 2019 10:53 am

SQ set up command post in Brossard after fatal shooting linked to organized crime

Quebec provincial police are requesting the public's help to gather information about a shooting that took place in a restaurant on Leduc Boulevard on May 10.

Mario Beauregard / The Canadian Press

The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) has set up a command post in the Quartier Dix30 in Brossard to invite anyone who may have information about a fatal shooting to come forward.

A man opened fire in a restaurant on Leduc Boulevard at 10:30 p.m. on May 10 in front of several clients, hitting a 25-year-old man, who died of his injuries the following night in hospital.

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The suspect reportedly fled on foot to Highway 10 and has not been located. A firearm that police say is possibly the murder weapon was found at another nearby restaurant.

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Shortly after, a white 2008 Ford Focus was located on Chemin des Prairies. It was seen near the restaurant on Leduc Boulevard shortly before the shooting took place.

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The SQ said it believes the killing was likely linked to organized crime.

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