Posted on 19 January 2018 at 06h56 | Updated at 06:56
A man shot by bullets near a bar in NDG

A man was the target of an attempted murder in the street, early Friday night, in front of a bar in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce district in southwest Montreal.

After being hit by at least one firearm project, around 1:45 am, the individual in his thirties, known to the police, was transported to the hospital. His injuries are not life threatening, according to reports from the Montreal Police Service (SPVM).

Police officers were able to talk to him, but he refused them any collaboration.

The institution in which the assault occurred is located on Sherbrooke Street West, near the intersection of Oxford Street.

No suspects were arrested later in the night. Investigators examine the scene while dogs from the SPVM's canine squad rake the area.The police will try to find out if surveillance cameras in this commercial and residential sector were able to capture images that could help them solve this case.