Two men were injured in a shooting on the grounds of a high school located in the borough of Montreal North, Wednesday evening.
Another homicide occurred Wednesday night in Montreal, the 19th since the start of the year. Two shootings that occurred within minutes of each other in two different areas of northeast Montreal resulted in a total of one death and two injuries.
No arrests x27; was still reported in both files on Thursday morning.
The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) reports that shortly before 10:30 p.m., shots were fired. hit two people on the grounds of a high school in the borough of Montreal-Nord, rue de Charny, near the intersection of avenue P.-M.-Favier.< /p>
After being alerted by a call to the 911 emergency telephone line, officers arrived at the scene and found a 26-year-old man with serious injuries and arranged for him to be transported to hospital where his condition was considered critical in the middle of the night. His death was announced Thursday morning.
A few minutes after the first shooting, another 25-year-old man with gunshot wounds came to the hospital to be receive care. The SPVM has been informed that this man will be saved.
Police learned that four men were chatting on school grounds when two armed suspects opened fire on them before fleeing. The police have also located impacts of projectiles on parked cars and casings on the ground.
Police investigators will question witnesses during the day in order to ;elucidate this matter.
On the other hand, around the same time, around 10:30 p.m., a young woman was slightly injured when at least one shot was fired in the direction of the vehicle in which she was traveling. was alone in the Rivière-des-Prairies district.
A woman was injured by shards of glass in a second shooting, Wednesday evening, in Rivière-des-Prairies.
The SPVM specifies that the 20-year-old woman was hit by shards of glass caused by a projectile impact.
She had just immobilized her vehicle in the parking lot of a commercial establishment located at the; intersection of avenue J.-J.-Joubert and rue Pierre-Borne when she was the victim of the attack. The shots were reportedly fired from a moving vehicle whose driver fled before police arrived. They had been informed of the shooting by a call to 911.
Projectile casings were found on the ground and projectile impacts were noted by the police.
The young victim and witnesses will be interviewed by police later Thursday. Investigators and forensic identification technicians must comb the scene of the shooting.