Montreal’s 13th homicide of 2017 – Man shot to death outside a wedding reception

Montreal police responded to several reports of an altercation outside a wedding reception in the borough of Saint-Leonard on July 16th at around 1:15am.

Police and emergency crews arrived at the scene to find a 29 year old man lying on the ground with a serious wound. Despite life saving efforts the victim died at the scene from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. No arrests have been made at this time.

The 2017 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.