An 18-year-old has been shot in Riviere-des-Prairies.

The incident happened Wednesday evening on Maurice-Duplessis Blvd. near Alexis-Carrel Ave.

The teen, who was to known to police, was transported to hospital in critical condition.

Police say there are no witnesses and no suspects at the moment.

Maurice-Duplessis was temporarily closed between Alexis-Carrel and Pierre-Baillargeon Ave. as police conducted an investigation.