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Residence shot up in Mont-Royal, Montreal police investigating

Montreal police (SPVM) care. FILE PHOTO (Daniel J. Rowe/CTV News) Montreal police (SPVM) care. FILE PHOTO (Daniel J. Rowe/CTV News)

Montreal police (SPVM) officers are investigating shots fired mid-evening on Saturday at a home on Dumfries Road in the Town of Mont-Royal.

SPVM spokesperson Constable Véronique Dubuc said the shots were fired around 9:20 p.m. and emergency services quickly received several reports of the gunshots being heard in the Dumfries Road area near Melbourne Ave.

At the scene, police located projectile impacts on the front of a residence.

"There were no injuries and no suspects have yet been apprehended in this case," said Dubuc.

According to initial information gathered by the police, one or more suspects fired a shot before fleeing on foot.

A security perimeter was set up in the neighbourhood to protect the crime scene.

A dog handler was on site to comb the area in the hope of collecting evidence.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published in French on Nov. 26, 2023. Top Stories

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