Francesco Del Balso fatally shot in Montreal’s West End

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Montreal police were called to the report of a shooting in a parking lot near the Monster Gym on June 5th at around 1:00pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 53-year-old man shot in the upper body. Police have not released the identity of the deceased, however, several outlets have identified him as organized crime figure Francesco Del Balso. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

No arrests have been made. Information will be updated as it becomes available.