A man shot in Montreal

A man was shot while walking with a friend on Wednesday evening in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville district of Montreal.

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“According to initial information, the victim was walking with his friend on Marcelin-Wilson Avenue. Suddenly, a suspect allegedly fired at the victim from a parked vehicle. Subsequently, the suspect would have fled on Henri-Bourassa Boulevard,” said officer Caroline Chèvrefils, spokesperson for the Montreal Police Service.

Photo QMI Agency, Thierry Laforce

The event occurred around 8:10 p.m., she said.

Photo QMI Agency, Thierry Laforce

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was hit in the lower body. The man was transported to a hospital, but there was no fear for his life.

Photo QMI Agency, Thierry Laforce

An investigation has been opened to try to shed light on this attempted murder and try to establish the circumstances.

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