Montreal police open homicide probe after man, 33, killed in east-end shooting

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Montreal police say they have opened a homicide investigation after a man struck by several bullets on Wednesday evening died.

Police responded to a 911 call at a street corner in eastern Montreal just before 10 p.m.

A spokeswoman says police found a 33-year-old man seriously injured in the upper body.

He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators say they have identified a suspect but made no arrests.

Police say the killing is the 35th homicide reported in the city in 2021.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 23, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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