17-year-old boy shot dead in Plateau-Mont-Royal – Montreal

A 17-year-old teenager died in hospital after being shot Thursday night in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont-Royal area.

Police said a shooting was reported on the corner of Roy and River Street around 6:50 p.m. Thursday.

The victim was found in critical condition and taken to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

One or more suspects reportedly fled the scene before the officers arrived.

The police continue to interview witnesses and the canine unit is assisting in the investigation.

This is the first murder on the island of Montreal in 2022.

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