19-year-old man shows up at hospital after being shot, dies shortly after, Montreal police say
Shell casings found at corner of de Sève and Drake streets in Southwest borough
Montreal police are investigating after a 19-year-old man showed up at a local hospital after being shot, and died shortly after.
Police received a call at about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday regarding a person who had gone to hospital with at least one gunshot wound, according Const. Caroline Chèvrefils, a spokesperson for the SPVM.
Police now say the 19-year-old was taken to hospital in a car and three of his friends were inside as well. There were also signs that shots had been fired at the vehicle.
The man's death is this year's 22nd homicide on Montreal police territory.
Investigators have met the victim's three friends.
Police are also at the scene of a shooting in the Côte-Saint-Paul neighbourhood in the Southwest borough. Chèvrefils said police received calls at around 4:15 a.m. about shots being fired at the corner de Sève and Drake Streets.
When officers arrived, they found shell casings, but there were no victims in the area. No one has been arrested.
It's not clear if the two events are linked.