Montreal police investigate after 18-year-old shot dead in city’s 6th homicide

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WATCH: An 18-year-old man has died in hospital after being attacked in an apparent drive-by shooting in Anjou late Sunday evening – Mar 20, 2023

Police are investigating a shooting in Montreal’s Anjou borough Sunday night that left an 18-year-old dead.

Montreal police spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils said it happened at 10 p.m.

Police were called to the intersection of Hérisson and Thérèse-Casgrain avenues to reports of a man who had been shot.

Officers discovered the man unconscious on the sidewalk.

Chèvrefils said he had upper-body injuries caused by a gunshot.

He was rushed to hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

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Police said it appears the man was shot from a vehicle while he was on the sidewalk. The suspect or suspects fled the scene before police arrived.

A crime scene perimeter established on Sunday remained in place on Monday.

Chèvrefils said a canine unit was assisting in the search for clues.

No arrests have been made in what police say is the sixth homicide of 2023 in Montreal.

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