A 24-year-old man is in critical condition after a shooting in Sainte-Foy on Tuesday evening. The suspect is still being sought by the Quebec City Police Service (SPVQ).
At 9:38 p.m., police were called to intervene after a critically injured man was found in the middle of the street at the corner of rue de la Verdure and rue Flore-Duquet, near the Henri-IV highway.
“The man had serious injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital,” SPVQ spokesman David Poitras said.
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Several police officers swarmed the 300-square-metre quadrangle between the road leading to Chute and the Henri-IV motorway. A dog handler is employed to support the work of the patrols.
“Investigators and the Forensic Identification Unit will be arriving at night to examine the scene,” continued David Poitras.
Many met Newspaper They say they heard gunshots in the neighborhood, but none of them saw what happened.
“It is still a little worrying that the person with the weapon has not been found. I’m going to wait a little longer before I go to bed,” concluded a tenant who lives on the rue d’Entremont late yesterday evening.
The SPVQ had to continue its work for a good part of the night to shed light on the situation and put its hands on the shooter’s collar.
More details to follow…
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