Montreal police search for 2nd suspect in relation to April homicide
Montreal police is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect in connection with the city's seventh homicide of 2022. (SPVM/HANDOUT)
Montreal police (SPVM) is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect in connection with the city's seventh homicide of 2022.
According to police, on April 16 at 10:54 p.m., 46-year-old Steven Marques was shot at the corner of Saint-Laurent Boulevard and Jean-Talon Street in the Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough.
"Two suspects fled on foot as the victim collapsed on the ground," the force states. "He was quickly transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead."
One suspect, Marcus Barthelus, was arrested on May 12 and appeared at the Montreal courthouse the following day.
Police are still looking for a second suspect, described as a thin, Caucasian man with short dark hair.
At the time of the incident, he was wearing a plaid shirt with a black hood and dark-coloured pants.
Anyone with information about this case is invited to call 911 or anonymously and confidentially contact Info-Crime Montréal at 514-393-1133 or online.