After a Saturday night street brawl involving as many as 20 people, one man’s death was confirmed in a Montreal hospital. The 49-year olds passing constitutes the island city’s eighth homicide of 2019.
The victim had been found on the scene of the brawl. He had suffered a head injury from a sharp object. In a Montreal hospital, he died late Saturday night after being rushed off in an ambulance.
The police had been sent to the area of Villeray (north-central Montreal) after a 911 call phoned in at 9:10 pm. The police have confirmed the injury of one other man, who suffered blows from a blunt object in the lower and uppermost sections of his body.
The other participants in the brawl had fled by the time the police arrived.
Montreal police brought in a canine squad to investigate the area. According to reports, an arrest is yet to be made.