Teenager killed on Plateau-Mont-Royal | The victim had just turned 17

Amir Benayad, just 17, is the young man who was shot and killed Thursday night in the Plateau-Mont-Royal area.

According to information obtained by Press, the teenager was hit by more than one bullet in the chest. This is the first murder committed on the territory of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) in 2022.

Calls were made to 911 around 6:50 p.m. Thursday concerning an injured person at the intersection of Roy and Rivard streets. The victim was subsequently transported to hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

According to information from the SPVM, one or more suspects fled before the police arrived. There are no arrests at the moment.

A command post was set up by the SPVM at the intersection of Roy and Rivard streets, in order to shed light on the circumstances of this event.

Several messages of sympathy were posted on social networks by relatives of the teenager. “Long live this young man. I saw you yesterday and now we have lost you. No one will forget you, fly high, Amir, ”wrote one Internet user on Instagram. “I will miss you bro, fly high and rest in peace », Published another.

With Daniel Renaud and Florence Morin-Martel

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