Ottawa

Gatineau homicide victim identified by police

A man has died after being shot near an apartment building on rue Laval in Gatineau​​​​​​​'s Hull sector on Tuesday night.

Jeffrey Claude Godin, 42, of Ottawa, was shot in Hull Tuesday night

Police were on scene much of the day Wednesday as the investigation continued. (Radio-Canada)

A man has died after being shot near an apartment building on rue Laval in Gatineau's Hull sector on Tuesday night.

Gatineau police were called to the building at about 8 p.m. for a report of shots fired, and found an unconscious man when they arrived.

Officers began first aid and the man was then taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

He has since been identified as 42-year-old Jeffrey Claude Godin of Ottawa.

One suspect was arrested nearby and remained in custody late Wednesday afternoon, police said.

An autopsy took place Wednesday in Montreal, and the investigation is ongoing.

No charges have been laid.

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