April 17, 2024

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Vaudreuil-Dorion |  Several people were stabbed in a residential building

Vaudreuil-Dorion | Several people were stabbed in a residential building

A large police operation was underway Thursday afternoon in the municipality of Vaudreuil-Dorion, west of the island of Montreal, in connection with a knife attack that left several victims in a residential building.


The Sûreté du Québec confirms that police officers from the MRC de Vaudreuil-Soulanges Est were called to intervene at 11:50 a.m. in an apartment building located on rue Émile-Bouchard, “for an armed attack against several victims.” of Vaudreuil-Dorion.

“At present, the intervention is still ongoing and a suspect has been arrested by police,” the SQ said in a press release. Police have not released any further information on the condition or the death toll.

According to several media reports, that Pres It was confirmed that at least three people were seriously injured, possibly stabbed. The attack reportedly took place in a condo-type residential building.

Few other details on the matter have filtered out so far. The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) will provide an update on the event later in the afternoon. Its major crime branch took over the investigation.

More details to come…

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