Victim in Boucherville shooting allegedly tied to organized crime
Published Friday, August 30, 2019 6:39AM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 30, 2019 6:46PM EDT
A man who was fatally shot on Thursday night in Boucherville allegedly had ties to organized crime.
Police received a call shortly after midnight Thursday from someone who reported that a person was down after a motorcycle accident near the intersection of Lionel-Daunais St. and D’Avaugour St. near park Vincent-d'Indy.
Emergency services arrived and noticed he wasn’t injured from an accident he was shot.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Friday the victim was idenfitied as Ivan Silva, a 39-year-old man who police said was linked to organized crime.
Witnesses told police they saw a dark-coloured car leaving the area shortly after the shooting.
The shooting remains under investigation.