A man in his 30s is in hospital in stable condition after being shot in the stomach outside the Wilderton Shopping Centre in Côte-des-Neiges. 

Montreal police are investigating the shooting, which took place in a parking lot on Van Horne Avenue.

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Police officers walk past security tape in the parking lot of the Wilderton mall, where a shooting took place on Monday morning. (CBC)

Const. Jean-Pierre Brabant said police responded to a call at 10:45 a.m.

Officers arriving on the scene said the man was found inside the mall, bleeding from a wound to the stomach.

Police said he likely went inside to ask for help.

The man was conscious when taken to the hospital.