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Montreal police arrest Saint-Laurent borough murder suspect

Selwin Chin appeared at the Montreal courthouse on Tuesday afternoon and was charged with premeditated murder. Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press, File
Montreal police arrested 40-year-old Selwin Chin, who is considered the main suspect in the murder committed on Feb. 15 on Macdonald Street in the borough of Saint-Laurent.
The police’s major crimes unit investigators arrested the man overnight Monday into Tuesday.

Chin appeared at the Montreal courthouse on Tuesday afternoon and was charged with premeditated murder.

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When police arrived, they discovered a 40-year-old unconscious man with upper body gunshot wounds. The victim died from his injuries on the scene shortly after.

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Police say the suspect fled before they arrived.

— With files from Global News’ Alessia Maratta

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