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Montreal police investigating attempted murder in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

Montreal police is investing an attempted murder in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough. TVA

Montreal police are investing an attempted murder in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough Wednesday night.

Police said armed suspects allegedly entered an apartment on Baldwin Street at 11:30 p.m.

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Manuel Couture, spokesperson for Montreal police, said he believes the two were looking for something in the home.

“Not finding what they wanted, they fired at a victim – a man aged 46 – before leaving the premises,” he said.

The man was taken to hospital with serious upper body injuries. His condition has since stabilized.

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Police said the two suspects fled the scene. Another person who was in the home was not injured.

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No arrests have yet been made; the investigation continues.

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