July 21, 2019 11:44 am

Montreal police looking for suspects after shooting in Verdun

Montreal police are investigating a shooting in Verdun. Sunday July 21, 2019.

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Montreal police (SPVM) are looking for three suspects after a shooting in Verdun on Saturday afternoon.

Police say they responded to several 911 calls reporting gunshots. It happened at around 3:15 p.m. on Troy Avenue near Lasalle Boulevard.

When police arrived, they found a 25-year-old unconscious man with injuries to his lower body. According to SPVM spokesperson Julien Levesque, he was struck by at least one bullet.

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The man was transported to hospital and he is considered to be out of danger. Police believe the man knew his aggressors but is not co-operating. The victim is known to police.

An investigation is underway to determine what happened.

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