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Man sent to hospital with lower-body injuries following Dorval shooting

The body of a man was found after a fire broke out at a residential building in Lachine, Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
Montreal police are investigating a Thursday morning shooting in Dorval that sent one to hospital. File/Global News

A 52-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a Thursday morning shooting in Dorval.

According to Montreal police spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron, two male suspects approached the man around 5 a.m. in a commercial parking lot on Côte-de-Liesse Road.

The suspects then proceeded to fire shots at the victim, Bergeron said.

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The two suspects allegedly fled the scene in a dark-coloured SUV, however Bergeron said the model of the SUV is unknown.

The victim was conscious while being taken to hospital to be treated for lower-body injuries, he added.

The man’s condition is stable, and officials do not believe his injuries are life-threatening.

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