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Laval man shot dead: police

Laval Police
The incident took place on Phil-Watson Street near the Jacques-Plante intersection. Mario Beauregard / The Canadian Press

A 36-year-old man was shot dead in Chomedey, Laval, early Saturday morning, police say.

Laval police were called to the scene at 12:45 a.m. when several gunshots were heard by residents, said police spokesperson Stéphanie Beshara.

Authorities found the victim, who was a known figure to police, on the ground by his car in the back parking lot of a condo complex. He was declared dead on the scene.

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The incident took place on Phil-Watson Street near the Jacques-Plante intersection.

No arrests were made. There is no suspect at this time, said Beshara.

The site was closed off for investigation and potential witnesses are being interrogated by police.

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