Man dies after being shot in Châteauguay Saturday

A Sûreté du Québec crest on a police cruiser.
A Sûreté du Québec crest on a police cruiser. Mario Beauregard / The Canadian Press

The man who had been shot and wounded on Saturday morning in Châteauguay has died.

On Saturday afternoon, provincial police confirmed the victim succumbed to his injuries a few hours after the incident.

Earlier in the day, police officers from the Châteauguay Police Department were called to de la Commune park after a witness claimed to have heard gunshots, said Sûreté du Québec officer Stéphane Tremblay.

Officers had found the man in his 30s seriously injured at the time. The man was immediately taken to the hospital.

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No arrests have been made to date, said Tremblay.

Given the nature of the event, the investigation was transferred to provincial police.