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Man shot outside reception hall in Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie: Montreal police

According to police, the suspect fled the scene and there is no known motive at this time. TVA, File

Montreal police received a 911 call around 4:30 a.m. Saturday after a man was shot outside a reception hall in Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie.

Montreal police spokesperson Véronique Comtois said officers found the victim in an alleyway near the Saint-Hubert and Saint-Zotique intersection.

The man in his 30s had a gunshot wound in his lower body. He was taken to hospital and is in stable condition.

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Police say the suspect fled the scene before they arrived and there is no known motive at this time.

Saint-Hubert Street was closed between Saint-Zotique and Beaubien streets but has since re-opened.

An investigation is currently underway inside the reception hall which the police could not name.

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