Assault puts man in hospital in critical condition
Police tape and a mobile command centre at Hadley St. and Jacques Hertel St., where one man was assaulted on June 19, 2017 (CTV Montreal/JL Boulch)
Published Monday, June 19, 2017 7:39AM EDT
Last Updated Monday, June 19, 2017 2:40PM EDT
One man is under arrest and a 48-year-old man is in critical condition following an early morning brawl.
Police say that around 4 a.m. several people got into a vicious fight near Hadley and Jacques Hertel Sts. in the Cote St. Paul neighbourhood of the Southwest borough.
One person was badly injured and was rushed to hospital.
Police spoke to several witnesses overnight and by 8 a.m. had managed to arrest a 30-year-old man.
At this point police believe the injured man and those who attacked him were dealing in or buying drugs.