Montreal police say a youth accused of shooting and killing two other teens was also involved in the shooting deaths of two women in Pointe-Saint-Charles.
In March, the youth was arrested in Toronto in connection with a double homicide in Montreal West that occurred on July 28, 2022. The two teenage victims were shot while inside a vehicle near the corner of Ronald and Avon streets.
The man, who is now 18 but whose name can't be reported because he was a minor at the time of the incident, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder.
He appeared in youth court on Wednesday where he faces two new charges of first-degree murder.
Mélanie Rose, the prosecutor on the case, said the prosecution intends to apply for an adult sentence to be applied, should the teen be convicted. A bail hearing has been set for January.
Montreal police allege he and a 23-year-old accomplice, Mahad Farrah, killed Jade Beaulieu Racette, 22, and her grandmother Huguette Racette on Mullins Street, in Pointe-Saint-Charles, in the early hours of the morning on Dec. 15, 2022.
Farrah has also been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.