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Montreal police investigate attempted murder in Little Burgundy

A 13-year-old and a 25-year-old were sent to hospital after being shot on Saturday night in Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough.
A 13-year-old and a 25-year-old were sent to hospital after being shot on Saturday night in Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mario Beauregard

Montreal police are investigating an attempted murder after three people — including a 13-year-old — were shot Saturday night in Little Burgundy in the city’s Sud-Ouest borough.

Police received a 911 call at 10:50 p.m. and were dispatched to Saint-Martin and Terrasse Coursol streets where authorities located the first male victim, 25, with gunshot wounds to his upper body. He was brought to hospital and police say is in stable condition.

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Authorities say the two other male victims, 13 and 31, both showed up at the hospital themselves throughout the night. Both victims suffered gunshot wounds to their lower body. Police say all three victims are in stable condition.

According to police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant, investigators found several bullets on the ground on Saint-Martin Street where a perimeter was set up between Saint-Jacques and Saint-Antoine streets on Sunday for the investigation.

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Police say they are looking to speak with witnesses and that so far the three suspects are not cooperating with the investigation.

–with files from The Canadian Press

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