The Sûreté du Québec has taken over the investigation of an late-night tried homicide in a city southeast of Montreal as a result of they think the capturing is expounded to organized crime.
At round 11 p.m on Saturday officers with the Régie intermunicipale de police Richelieu-Saint-Laurent responded to studies of photographs fired on Rancourt St. in St-Amable, a city about 40 kilometres southeast of Montreal. Once they arrived on the scene they discovered a person who had been shot at the least as soon as, an SQ spokesperson mentioned.
“It’s a man in his 30s and he was taken to a hospital. His life will not be in peril,” the spokesperson mentioned. “The Sûreté du Québec’s main crimes division is working with the Richelieu-St-Laurent police on the investigation. And the explanation why the Sûreté du Québec is concerned is as a result of the occasion is expounded to organized crime.”
Based on La Presse, the sufferer is a 39-year-old man who has been reported previously to have been the president of the Devils Ghosts, a assist membership of the Hells Angels. The SQ spokesperson was unable to substantiate the sufferer’s id or his age.
Based on court docket and municipal data, a 39-year-old man who was arrested and charged with seven different individuals, in 2016, at the moment resides on the identical avenue and near the intersection the place the capturing occurred late Saturday night time. The eight individuals charged in 2016 have been arrested as a part of Operation Noria, an investigation by the Regional Blended Squad primarily based on the South Shore right into a cocaine and methamphetamine trafficking community that was believed to be tied to the Hells Angels’ South chapter. The 39-year-old man recognized because the sufferer in La Presse’s story confronted 5 drug trafficking prices in Operation Noria however all 5 of the legal accusations have been positioned below a keep of proceedings in March final yr.
The identical man has a legal document that features convictions for breaking and getting into and impaired driving.
No arrests have been made in reference to the tried homicide.