Man, 23, shot in Ahuntsic-Cartierville


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Montreal police have opened an investigation into an attempted murder early Sunday morning.

According to a 911 call made around 2:15 a.m., gunshots could be heard near the intersection Henri-Bourassa boulevard and D’Iberville street in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough.

When they arrived on the scene, officers found a 23-year-old man who had been shot in the upper body. He was conscious when transported to hospital.

SPVM spokesperson Julien Lévesque said the man’s life is not believed to be in danger. He added that the victim isn’t cooperating with police.

No arrests have been made.

Officers found a shell casing at the crime scene and have erected a security perimeter to protect the site.

A forensic expert and the canine unit have been called in to help investigators.