Man shot to death in Laval restaurant had links to organized crime, police say

A 42-year-old man is dead after being shot in this Laval restaurant Wednesday night.  (Radio-Canada - image credit)
A 42-year-old man is dead after being shot in this Laval restaurant Wednesday night. (Radio-Canada - image credit)

A 42-year-old man is dead after being shot in a restaurant in Laval's Vimont neighbourhood Wednesday night.

Police were called to the scene on des Laurentides Boulevard, near the corner of de Catane Street, just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim, who was shot in the head, was rushed to the hospital and declared dead on arrival.

Radio-Canada is reporting the victim has links to organized crime and survived a previous murder attempt in Laval several years ago.

Quebec provincial police are also involved in the investigation.

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