49-year-old man dies after an assault involving several people

Montreal police responded to a report of an assault involving several people in the Villeray neighborhood, on July 27th at approximately 9:00pm. 

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 24-year-old man and a 49-year-old man suffering from injuries. The men were taken to hospital where the 49-year-old victim died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head. Police said the 24-year-old victim was also struck several times with a blunt object but is expected to survive. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 514 393-1133

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.