The man killed Tuesday night in an apartment building in the Montréal-Nord borough is Valéry Belange, La Presse reported .

Belange, 31, was to be sentenced on September 21 for a drug trafficking case from 2015. The victim, who had been living in the Saint-Léonard district until recently, had also been sentenced to a few days in jail this year, for a possession of narcotics.