A 15-Year-Old Has Died After A Shooting In Montreal

The shooting occurred Sunday evening in Saint-Léonard.
Senior Editor
Shooting In Montreal Leaves 15-Year-Old Dead

A 15-year-old young woman has died following a shooting in the Montreal borough of Saint-Léonard that also left a 21-year-old with a non-life-threatening injury.

According to an SPVM spokesperson, authorities received a 911 call concerning gunshots on rue Valdombre near rue Jean-Talon at around 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 7.

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The young woman was a passenger in a parked vehicle. She was injured in her upper body and transported to the hospital where she later passed away.

The 21-year-old man was found a block away on rue de Côme, having fled the scene after the gunshots, according to police.

According to preliminary information, the young woman was one of two people inside the vehicle speaking with three people on the sidewalk, including the 21-year-old man.

The suspect's vehicle then approached and fired gunshots in their direction.

Police say the unidentified suspects are two men in their 20s. They were wearing masks.

As of 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning, investigators and crime scene technicians were still on-site.

The investigation is ongoing.

This article's cover image is used for illustrative purposes only.

Thomas MacDonald
Senior Editor
Thomas is MTL Blog's Senior Editor. He lives in Saint-Henri and loves it so much that he named his cat after it. On weekdays, he's publishing stories, editing and helping to manage MTL Blog's team of amazing writers. His beats include the STM, provincial and municipal politics and Céline Dion. On weekends, you might run into him brunching at Greenspot, walking along the Lachine Canal or walking Henri the cat in Parc Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier.
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