Suspect arrested after attempted murder in Gatineau

A 37-year-old man will face justice after attempting to murder a 63-year-old man in an assault on Saturday night in Gatineau.

Suspect arrested after attempted murder in Gatineau

A 37-year-old man will face justice after attempting to murder a 63-year-old man in an assault on Saturday night in Gatineau.

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According to what the local police explained, the emergency services were first called, around 8:30 p.m., to go to the bedside of a man who was seriously injured in a dwelling on rue Berri, in Gatineau.

Despite the importance of his injuries, the man was able to be treated quickly at the hospital, to the point of being discharged a few hours after his admission, reported the Gatineau police.

The police investigation into this attempted murder led investigators to a dwelling on Abigail Street, in the Hull sector, where the 37-year-old suspect was arrested. A woman who was at the scene was also arrested, but was released without charge.

The suspect was due to appear on Sunday to face an attempted murder charge.

The police have not disclosed the links between the suspect and his victim. “The elements of the investigations collected make it possible to affirm that this is a targeted event”, however underlined the agent Andrée East, spokesperson for the Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau.

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