Montreal Police investigating the city’s 12th homicide of 2019

Montreal police were called to an apartment Bédard Street near Dollard Avenue on September 16th at approximately 8:30 am on a report of a shooting.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 26-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Paramedics confirmed the victim deceased at 8:40am.

According to witnesses, several suspects were seen fleeing the scene. No arrests have been made at this time.

Nassaim Saib shot to death in a Montreal Park

Montreal police were called to Theodore Park near Hochelaga Ave on August 9th at approximately 1:00am on report of an altercation. 

Const. Manuel Couture said police arrived and located 20-year-old Nassaim Saib bleeding heavily. Despite life-saving efforts from police and paramedics, Saib died at the scene from his injuries. 

Police said all parties involved in the altercation fled the scene before police arrived. Police quickly arrested Pungu Shembo, 19, and charged him with second-degree murder.

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

Man in his 20’s stabbed to death in Laval

Laval police responded to a report of an altercation at a residence on De la Concorde St. East at approximately 11:10pm on August 10th. Police arrived to find a man in his 20’s unconscious on the street near Lesage Blvd.

The victim, whose name has not been released, died at the scene from stab wounds. No arrests have been made at this time, however, police said that dozens of people were at the scene. 

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them at 450-662-4636.

Steve Marquis shot to death in Granby

Granby Police Service responded to report of a shooting at a single-family home on  Foch Street at approximately 11:00 am on Sunday, August 4th.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Steve Marquis, 51, suffering from serious injuries. Marquis was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police said they have arrested a 69-year-old suspect, however, the charges were not specified. 

29-year-old man arrested in relation to the murder of his mother Violaine Gagnon, in Baie-Saint-Paul

Sûreté du Québec were called to a home on Saint-Adolphe Street, in Baie-Saint-Paul, on August 3rd at approximately 2:00pm after Violaine Gagnon didn’t show up for work.

Police arrived to find Violaine Gagnon, 59, deceased in a suspicious manner, however, cause of death has not been released. Later that day the SQ arrested the victim’s 29-year-old son in Quebec City, he is expected in court on August 5th. Police have not released what charge the suspect is facing.

Man dies after attack in Plaza Laurier in Montreal

Montreal police responded to a 911 at approximately 5:15 am on July 28th reporting an attack in progress inside the Plaza Laurier on Laurier Ave. near Henri Julien Ave.

Police arrived to find a 54-year-old man unconscious. Paramedics rushed the victim to a hospital where he died of injuries consistent with a stab wound that day. 

Police arrested a 62-year-old man at the scene. Charges have not been laid at this time, but police said the suspect is cooperating. 

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

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.

18-year-old Victim of a deadly stabbing in Montreal

Montreal police responded to report of an altercation near De Maisonneuve Blvd. and St. Laurent Blvd on July 28th at approximately 11:40 pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find an 18-year-old unresponsive and suffering from severe injuries. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of a stab wound overnight.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Ginette Radermarker and Réal Jean, dead in Rivière-Rouge suspected murder suicide

Rivière-Rouge police responded to several 911 reports of two deceased people on July 15th at approximately 11 pm.

Police arrived to find the bodies of Ginette Radermarker, 69, and Réal Jean, 72, were found outside of a home on Fernand-Lafontaine Boulevard. A gun was retrieved at the scene.

The case is now being investigated by the SQ’s major crimes squad.

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 36-year-old man in Laval

Laval police responded to 911 reports of gunshots coming from the Le Boutillier Park area on July 13th at approximately 12:45 am.

Emergency crews arrived to find the 36-year-old victim, in his driveway on Phil-Watson St. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Constable Stephanie Beshara said, “This has the appearance of organized crime but we’re still looking at the investigation.”

Police have not released the identity of the victim at this time. More information will be added as it becomes available.