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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Two men were murdered in Montreal in shootings overnight

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Key takeaways: 

  • No detentions were made.
  • The man seen on Jules-Poitras Boulevard was pronounced dead at the location. 
  • Soon afterward, a second man was found with gunshot injuries three kilometers away. 

Two men were hit and killed in Montreal Tuesday evening.

Montreal police say they were called to the Saint-Laurent borough after news of gunshots. 

When they got to Deguire Street and Jules-Poitras Boulevard just before 9:45 p.m., they saw a man on the floor with gunshot injuries to his upper body. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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Two men were hit and killed in Montreal Tuesday evening

An hour after, police again got reports of gunshots, this time in Ahunstic-Cartierville, less than three kilometers away.

They found a male with gunshot injuries to his upper body on Meilleur Street near Sauvé Street West. He, too, was pronounced departed at the scene. Montreal police are probing both happenings and have not made any detentions.

According to the SPVM, there have been 17 killings in the city this year, with these two latest casualties.

Source – CBC News

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