From Saturday to Sunday, shots were heard in the Park-Extension district and in the St.-Michel district. The Service de Police de la Ville de Montreal (SPVM) said there were no victims and no arrests in connection with the two incidents.
For the first incident, a call was made until 911am about the shooting on Rue Jean-Talon near Champagnoor Avenue in the Park-Extension District. Upon arriving at the scene, police found bullet holes in a closed restaurant window and found cartridge cases on the ground. “There will be a lot of people,” said Veronica Cantois, a spokeswoman for the Service de Police de la Ville de Montreal (SPVM).
The investigation is still ongoing, but the security perimeter has been lifted, Veronic Comtois said.
At 4:30 a.m. Sunday, another call was made to 911, this time on Boulevard Krimazi and near the 14th intersection.E Avenue, in the Saint-Michel district.
On arrival at the scene, police stopped two vehicles on the 14thE Avenue with projectile effects, “said SPVM spokeswoman Agent Caroline Chavrefils.
A dog unit along with a forensic identification technician was also deployed at the scene. The security perimeter is still ongoing and an investigation is underway to understand the circumstances surrounding the incident.
With the Canadian Press