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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.

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

No one was injured.

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

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