Three arrests after daylight shooting in Montreal’s east end

Police say 'the cause and circumstances of this collision are currently unknown.'. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Mario Beauregard

Montreal police arrested three suspects in the Pointe-aux-Trembles area in connection with a shooting in a grocery store parking lot Thursday.

A pair of 17-year-old teens and a 20-year-old woman were in a vehicle when they were arrested by police. They allegedly attempted to flee the scene on foot before they were stopped by police officers.

Police were called around 1:30 p.m. about gunshots heard near a grocery store at the corner of Langelier Boulevard and Belanger Street in the Saint-Léonard borough.

Read more: Police command post set up near Collège Montmorency in Laval

Read next: Battery pack erupts in flames on United flight to N.J., 4 people hospitalized

“At the scene, patrolling officers found at least one (bullet) casing on the road,” said police spokesperson Julien Lévesque.

No one was injured.

Story continues below advertisement

Investigators will meet with the suspects. Police say it’s possible another vehicle may have been the target of the gunfire.

Sponsored content