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Man fires a pellet gun on Victoriaville Street, injuring five

He may be guilty of weapon attacks and threats.

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A Surete du Quebec car patrols in Notre Dame de Stanbridge, east of Montreal, in 2020.
In 2020, a Sletet du Quebec car will patrol at Notre Dame de Stanbridge, east of Montreal.Photo: Allen McInnis/Montreal Gazette

Pellet guns for people passing by on Saturday night in Victoria Building After firing, the man is expected to be prosecuted.

A man known to the police was arrested around 10:30 pm. After calling emergency services about a man with a weapon on Notre Dame Street

Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Nicolas Scholtus, preliminary information shows that the 36-year-old was walking in the area while firing pellets. He said he was.

"According to witnesses, he had an object that could be a pistol," Shotas said. "He is also alleged to have threatened people on his way."

Five people were injured, but only minor.

The suspect will appear in court on Monday.

"Suspects may face allegations of weapons attacks and threats," Shotas said.

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