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Two men injured in St-Hyacinthe home invasion

There are fears for the life of the 58-year-old man, police say.

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ST-HYACINTHE — Two men were injured during a home invasion on Saturday in St-Hyacinthe in the Montérégie.

The police were notified around 1 a.m. of the incident in a residence on St-François Ave.

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“The police officers of the MRC des Maskoutains were called to go to a residence on St-François Ave. following a break and enter, followed by an altercation,” Sgt. Camille Savoie said.

“According to initial information, one or more suspects fled after the altercation. The two victims, men ages 37 and 58, were transported to the hospital centre,” Savoie said.

There are fears for the life of the 58-year-old man.

The SQ spokesperson could not say whether the victims knew their attackers or the motive of the crime.

The suspect or suspects are still being sought.

The investigation was turned over to the Major Crimes Section of the Sûreté du Québec. Forensic identification technicians were also called to the scene.

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