A man was shot and found in an alley near St. Hubert St.
MONTREAL -- Once again, the Montreal police were called to the scene where a man was shot and wounded.
Around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning SPVM officers responded to a 911 call directing them near the intersection of St-Hubert and Saint-Zotique streets in the La Petite-Patrie neighbourhood.
The victim is a man in his thirties, who was hit in the lower body by at least one gunshot at a party in a reception hall.
His injury is not life-threatening, and he is recovering in the hospital.
SPVM spokesperson Caroline Chevrefils indicated that the suspect fled before police arrived.
A large security perimeter has been established to allow investigators and forensic technicians to analyze the crime scene.
St-Hubert St. remains closed at 8 a.m. Saturday morning between Saint-Zotique and Beaubien East. A section of Rue Saint-Zotique was also closed to traffic between De Chateaubriand Avenue and Saint-André St.
The motive for the crime remains unknown.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 2, 2019.
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