15-year-old and 19-year-old injured in late night Montreal North shooting
Paramedics load a 15-year-old and a 19-year-old into ambulances following an overnight shooting in Montreal North. / Cosmo Santamaria, CTV Montreal
MONTREAL -- A 15-year-old teen and a 19-year-old man were shot late Wednesday night in Montreal North’s Ahuntsic area.
Their injuries aren’t life-threatening, according to Montreal police, who reported no arrests in connection to the event early Thursday morning.
The Service de police de la Ville de Montreal (SPVM) was called to the scene at around 11:15 p.m. at the Place de la Colombiere and Olivier-Maurault Ave. interestion after gunshots were reported.
Upon their arrival, SPVM officers located the victims on the ground and noticed they had lower body injuries. They were conscious on their way to the hospital.
The SPVM will send investigators, members of its K9 unit and crime scene technicians to the area on Thursday to better understand the circumstances surrounding the event.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 6, 2020.