[PHOTOS] Armed assault: a 35-year-old man shot and injured in Thetford Mines

A 35-year-old man was shot and injured during the night from Wednesday to Thursday in Thetford Mines, in the Chaudière-Appalaches region.

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MRC des Appalaches police officers were alerted by 911 calls around 11:30 p.m. about an armed attack in a residence located on rue St-Alphonse Sud.

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On site, the victim was located with serious injuries and transported to a hospital center, but there is no fear for his life, according to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).


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However, we do not know if other people were in the residence at the time of the incident, but no suspect has been arrested in the case at this time.


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A security perimeter was erected to protect the scene which the forensic identification technicians were to analyze, indicated SQ spokesperson Catherine Bernard.


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SQ Major Crimes investigators have opened an investigation into the exact circumstances surrounding this armed attack, it was added.


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