A 45-year-old man is dead after a shooting in a parking lot at Place Versailles shopping centre in east Montreal.

Police said they were called at around 11:15 p.m., and found the man who had at least one gunshot wound.

The man was known to police.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say they questioned one woman on the scene, but have made no arrests.