Pierrefonds bar shooting suspect sought by Montreal police
Man, 23, is in hospital after he was shot during an altercation with another customer at Le Skratch
Montreal police are looking for a suspect after a 23-year-old man was shot and injured during an altercation at a bar in Pierrefonds on Montreal's West Island early this morning.
Police were summoned to Le Skratch bar and pool hall at the intersection of Pierrefonds and Sources boulevards at around 2 a.m. ET Friday.
"Two customers had a conflict, and the conflict turned bad when one of the customers — the suspect — [took] out a firearm and [shot] in the direction of the victim," said Montreal police spokesman Const. Simon Delorme.
The victim is in hospital with a bullet wound to the upper body. Delorme said he is expected to recover from his injuries.
Delorme said the victim is known to police.