Man shot in Lasalle mugging attempt

Montreal police say they are investigating after a man was shot in what appears to have been a mugging gone wrong in Lasalle.

Police say the 36-year-old victim was on the sidwalk along Centrale Street near 9th Avenue when he was approached by three suspects. They attempted to rob him, and allegedly shot him in the lower body before fleeing.

When police arrived on the scene, the man was reportedly conscious and quickly taken to hospital, where there is no danger to his life.

Investigators are now on-site, and authorities have set up a perimeter.