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19-year-old dies from injuries after being shot: Montreal police

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Montreal police say a 19-year-old man has died after being shot overnight Friday.

Police say they were informed at 4:30 a.m. Saturday that a man with gunshot wounds had been taken to a Montreal hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Authorities say the victim was taken to hospital by three of his friends.

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SPVM spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils said authorities were meeting with the three people involved as well as investigating a vehicle that showed evidence of gunfire.

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Police say they received several calls reporting gunshots around 4:15 a.m. in Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough. Authorities could not confirm whether they believe the two incidents are related.

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No suspects or other victims have been located.

–With files from the Canadian Press

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