MONTREAL – A 27-year-old man has died after being shot in an apartment building on Ste-Catherine Street near de Chambly Street in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. .
At 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday police received 911 calls about shots being fired in the neighbourhood.
When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body.
The critically injured man was taken to hospital, where he died Thursday at 5:30 a.m.
Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant told Global News that investigators believe the shooting was linked to a drug deal.
A perimeter erected around the crime scene was lifted later Thursday morning, as police continue to interview witnesses.
Police have no suspects in what is the city’s 23rd homicide of 2015.
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