Murder attempt in Côte-des-Neiges leaves a man in hospital

A 38-year-old man is in hospital in critical condition after an attempted murder in the garage of an apartment building on Côte-des-Neiges Road, near Decelles.

Montreal police spokesman Jean-Pierre Brabant says police arrived on the scene at 4:00 this evening and found the victim, who was shot "at least once" in the upper body.  The investigation into what happened is continuing, and police say that they have not yet identified any suspects or made any arrests.

Côte-des-Neiges has been closed for much of the evening between Queen Mary and Decelles heading south.