Monday, June 15, 2009

Violent Night Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Injured

Montreal police detectives look over the scene of a shooting death near Dominion and Quesnel streets in Little Burgundy Montreal June 15, 2009 in Montreal. Two men, ages 25 and 22, lying on the street gravely wounded. They were rushed to a hospital but the 25-year-old died of his injuries. Photograph by: Marcos Townsend, Montreal Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Three shot and two stabbed for a cigarette.

MONTREAL - Police have no suspects after a violent Sunday night in Montreal and Laval in which two men were killed in separate shootings, another was injured by gunfire and two men were stabbed for a cigarette.

At 7 p.m, at the corner of Allée des Pruches and Duquesne St. in the east-end Mercier/Hochelaga/Maisonneuve borough, a group of about 15 youths were gathered outside of an apartment building when someone approached and fired a gun, striking a 20-year-old man in the head.

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Update: 2 dead, 2 in hospital after string of Montreal shootings -- CBC

Update #2: Fourth shooting in 16 hours -- CTV

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