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Man in hospital after daylight shooting in Montreal North

Montreal police are investigating after a 20-year-old man was shot in Montreal North on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Montreal police are investigating after a daylight shooting in Montreal North Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at around 2:10 p.m. at the corner of D’Amos Street and Alfred Avenue.

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Montreal police spokesperson Julien Lévesque said officers located a 20-year-old man who had been shot at least once in the upper body.

Lévesque said the victim was conscious during his transport to hospital, but his health status was unknown.

In an update provided by police at 5:30 p.m., the victim’s condition was listed as stable.

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Police arrested a 23-year-old man nearby.

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Lévesque said was being detained for questioning.

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A security perimeter was set up and the intersection of D’Amos and Alfred to allow for the Investigation.

Motorists were asked to avoid the area.

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