Man using snowremoval equipment shot in Verdun

    The Montreal police are investigating an attempted murder in Verdun after a man was shot Wednesday afternoon while behind the wheel of a small vehicle used for snow removal. 

    The shooting took place at around 4:30 p.m. on Gordon St. near Bannantyne Ave. Montreal police spokesperson Constable Daniel Lacoursière said the man was struck by at least one bullet and suffered a wound to his upper body. He described the 46-year-old victim as someone who is “well known” to police and said the victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries that doctors do not consider to be life-threatening. 

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