Tag Archives: Quebec

Shooting at Brasserie La Poudrière Brewery leaves one man dead and one injured

Beloeil Police said, two men in their 20’s were shot at while in a vehicle on April 12th ,at approximately 10:30 pm, in the parking lot behind the bar on Bernard-Pilon Street.

Police arrived to find the two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. The pair were taken to hospital where one man died of his injuries, and the other remains in stable condition.

The deceased has been identified as Adam Sekkaf, 26,  who resides in Montreal and is known to police.


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. 

Jean-François Henri found dead in Ulverton Quebec

Police were notified after a body was found March 19th at around 7 am by a motorist who had stopped at the Ulverton wool mill.

Police arrived to find Jean-François Henri, 41,  of Magog  deceased in a vehicle. Henri is known to police and has been involved in criminal cases in recent years, in Drummondville and Magog.

Police said the death is being investigated as a homicide.

According to reports, Henri was just out of jail after being sentenced to 45 days in 2018 for a breach of unknown conditions.

Former police woman charged with murdering her 9 year-old daughter in Wemindji, Que

Eeyou Eenou Police Force said they responded to report of a woman behaving erratically on the streets, at approximately 9:30am on March 15th.

The woman who has been identified as Rhonda Georgekish 32, was taken to a medical centre for treatment when Eeyou Eenou police visited Georgekish’s home to find her 9 year old daughter dead.

Police have not released the cause of death, but said the accused appeared in court via video-conference March 16th to face the first degree murder charge.The Sûreté du Québec’s major crimes unit is investigating the case.

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.

Update – Woman found dead in ​Gatineau being investigated as a homicide

​Gatineau police were called to a home at 222 rue Napoléon-Groulx, on January 30th on report of a deceased woman.

Police were investigating the death as suspicious, however an autopsy completed on February 1st revealed the woman’s death to be a homicide.

Police have not released the victim’s name or cause of death.

Update February 15th
Police have identified the victim as Claire Hebert, 58. An autopsy report revealed the cause of death to be head trauma. Hebert’s son, Denis Junior Dompierre, 38, has been charged with second degree murder.

Alexandre Boulianne shot to death in Maribel Quebec

Sûreté du Québec said two men were shot while in a vehicle in the parking lot of a gas station near Highway 15 on January 31st. The men called police themselves from the car.

On arrival police found Alexandre Boulianne  24 of Montreal dead, and a 40 year old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The 40 year old victim was rushed to hospital where he is expected to survive.

Police said the investigation has revealed the shooting took place at a different location than the gas station.

Police have no suspects at this time.