Montreal: three injured in two attempts to murder

Montréal: trois blessés dans deux tentatives de meurtre

MONTREAL | Three men were injured in the two attempts of murder that occurred on Sunday, very early, in the sector of Ville-Marie, Montreal.

In a fight reported at 911 to a 3h10 at the intersection of avenue Viger and rue Sanguinet, a man in his twenties has been stabbed in the upper body.

The victim was transported to a hospital in a critical condition and there are fears for his life, said the officer Benedict Boisselle of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM).

When the police arrived, the actors had already left the scene, said the spokesman of the SPVM who reported no arrests in the case.

In another fight that broke out a half-hour later at the intersection of boulevard René-Lévesque and St-Urbain street, two men, in their twenties, also, have been injured by physical force and weapon respectively.

The latter, stabbed him to the top of the body, is the suspect of the first murder attempt, according to the first elements of the investigation. The two events would be connected, was added.

The René-Lévesque boulevard is closed westbound between St. Laurent boulevard and St-Urbain street and eastbound between rue Jeanne-Mance and Saint-Laurent boulevard.

The investigators were on-site to analyze the scene and examine witnesses.

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