Three people are dead following stabbings in Montreal’s east end. A major police operation is underway in Montreal’s Rosemont neighbourhood.
Suspect in custody, major operation underway in Rosemont neighbourhood
Three people are dead following stabbings in Montreal, according to Radio-Canada sources, and the incident has triggered a major police operation near the Montreal Heart Institute.
According to Radio-Canada, the victims were stabbed during a conflict inside a home near the corner of Bélanger and Viau streets.
In a tweet, the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal confirmed that three people have died and a suspect is in custody. The SPVM says the deaths are being treated as suspicious.
There are several emergency vehicles on the scene and police have set up a security perimeter between Bélanger and 40th Avenue.
Urgences-santé told CBC News it cannot yet comment on the nature of the event because of a police intervention.
More to come.