Tag Archives: Montreal

Man shot to death in Montreal’s 11th homicide of 2018

Montreal police were called to an apartment building on 1 Avenue North, near Gouin Boulevard  on May 26th at approximately 9:50am on report of gunshots.

Police arrived at the basement apartment to find a 45 year old Constantinos Tountas suffering from an upper body gunshot wound. The victim was declared deceased at the scene.

A 33 year old key witness has now become the main suspect. Police have not released the name of the accused. More information will be added as it becomes available.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Montreal’s 10th homicide – Samy Mokkadem shot to death in broad daylight

Montreal police said the shooting happened at approximately 1pm, in front of many witnesses on Bélanger Street, at the corner of rue Garnier, on May 14th.

Samy Mokkadem, 39, was shot at close range at least once, while sitting in a white Bentley convertible. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on May 18th.

The suspect fled on foot, after throwing the murder weapon on the ground. No other information has been made public by police at this time.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Montreal’s 9th homicide of 2018 – Fire takes the life of a 61 year old woman

The Montreal Fire Department was called to a townhouse complex on Bois-des-Caryers St, May 16th at approximately 10:30pm on report of a fire.

The body of a woman was found after the fire was extinguished. Montreal police believe the remains are those of a 61-year-old woman who had been listed as missing.

The cause of the fire has not been released, however police have called the death the 9th homicide of 2018.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Jérémie Fortier-Grenier, arrested in relation to the death of his father Richard Grenier in Montreal

Montreal Police said the body of Richard Grenier, 59, was found by a passerby in a ditch on Marie-Curie Ave near Albert-Einstein Street at 5:45 am,  May 11th.

Jérémie Fortier-Grenier, 23, was arrested on May 11th and taken to hospital for “self inflicted wounds”. The Sûreté du Québec said Fortier-Grenier is the victim’s son. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Jérémie Fortier-Grenier will remain in custody until he appears in court.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

One man dead and one injured in Montreal’s 7th homicide of 2018

Montreal police were called to the area of Bercy and Ontario streets on report of a shooting,  just after 6 pm on April 6th.

Police arrived to find 2 men, ages 31 and 42, laying on the ground, suffering from injuries.  Andrée-Anne Picard of the  Service de police de la Ville de Montréal. said that multiple shells casings were found around the victims.

Both men were rushed to hospital where one man died of his injuries and the other was listed in stable condition.

Police have not released any other details at this time.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Mario Macri, co-owner of Brasserie des Rapides and director of a loan company found dead in Montreal

Montreal police said 44 year old Mario Macri was shot to death in a commercial garage in the borough of LaSalle on March 13th.

Macri was found deceased close to his vehicle. It has been reported that the cause of death was a gunshot wound.

No suspects have been identified or arrested yet.

This is the fifth Montreal Homicide of 2018. This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

55 year old man dead after a stabbing in Montreal’s Gay Village

Montreal police said two men got into a dispute at an apartment on Beaudry Street between De Maisonneuve Boulevard and Ontario Street on February 17th at approximately 6:30pm.

It has been reported that the 55 year old victim sustained a stab wound in the argument. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The victim’s 61 year old brother remains in police custody. Charges have not been released at thid time.

This is the fourth  homicide for Montreal in 2018.

29 year old man shot to death in Montreal’s Roseland district

Montreal police said an altercation broke out on February 8th near the corner of de Chambly Street and Rachel Street East in Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie.

The 29 year old victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body. Emergency crews rushed the victim to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police said the suspect fled on foot, and they still do not have a description of the shooter.

This is the third homicide for Montreal in 2018.

52 year old woman arrested and charged in Montreal’s 2nd homicide of 2018

Montreal police were called to an apartment in the area of Paxton Street, near Guy and Notre-Dame streets on February 3an at approximately 9:30 pm .

Emergency crews attended to the 52 year old male victim, who was suffering stab wounds to the upper body. Despite life saving attempts the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A 52 year old woman was arrested at the scene.