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Shooting outside Collège Montmorency in Laval, Que. sends 3 to hospital: police

Laval police say three people were sent to hospital Friday evening after a shooting occurred at a park outside of Collège Montmorency in Laval, Que., north of Montreal.

Authorities say they received a 911 call at 5:22 p.m. and found the three victims seeking refuge inside the CEGEP. Police Sgt. Genevieve Major says the CEGEP was locked down as a precaution.


Global News/Gloria Henriquez

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All three victims were sent to hospital, but officials say there is no fear for their lives.

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No arrests have been made and police are searching for at least one suspect who is still at large as of Friday evening.

This comes after a different incident led to a previous lockdown at a Quebec college in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu earlier in the day Friday. It involved the arrest of a 19-year-old wearing a bulletproof vest on campus. There were no injuries and police say there is no connection between the two events.

— with files from Gloria Henriquez, Global News

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