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Man in hospital after downtown Montreal shooting

Crescent Street between De Maisonneuve Boulevard and Ste-Catherine Street was temporarily closed after police responded to reports of a downtown shooting Thursday morning.
Crescent Street between De Maisonneuve Boulevard and Ste-Catherine Street was temporarily closed after police responded to reports of a downtown shooting Thursday morning. TVA

One man is in hospital after police say he suffered a gunshot wound to his lower body early Thursday morning.

Montreal police say officers were called to Crescent Street near Ste-Catherine Street before 1 a.m. with reports of gunshots fired.

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According to police, the victim was conscious while he was transported to hospital. Officers do not fear for his life.

Investigators have set up a perimeter at the scene to determine what circumstances led to the shooting.

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No arrests have been made.

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