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.