2 men shot in brawl outside bar in Old Montreal

A bar brawl ended with two men shot early Sunday morning in Montreal's Ville-Marie borough, but police expect the victims to survive.

Police say the men will survive shooting that took place around last call

Police are investigating after two men were shot in Old Montreal early Sunday. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada)

A bar brawl ended with two men shot early Sunday morning in Old Montreal.

A dispute between two men began at around 3 a.m. in a bar on Notre-Dame Street, near Ste-Hélène Street.

The conflict moved outside and turned violent. At least one gun was fired.

A 27-year-old man was shot in the foot and the suspect fled before police arrived. 

A few minutes later, a 21-year-old man contacted police to say that he too had been shot outside the bar.

Crime scene technicians were called in to investigate.

Notre-Dame Street was temporarily closed to traffic between McGill and St-Pierre streets and has since reopened.

Police said both men are in stable condition.

With files from Radio-Canada, La Presse canadienne


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