Montreal police officer seriously injured by gunshot, major operation underway in Parc-Extension

A Montreal police officer is in hospital after being shot during an altercation with a motorist.

Const. Jean-Pierre Brabant, a police spokesperson, said the officer was shot in the upper body after pulling over a vehicle on Crémazie Blvd. just before 4 p.m. 

The incident occurred near the city’s Marché Central shopping complex, just south of Highway 40, in the Parc-Extension neighbourhood.

Brabant said the officer was conscious on the way to the hospital and that they were awaiting an update on his status.

A tweet from the SPVM said the officer was seriously injured.

No arrests have been made. There is a major police operation underway in the area.

Brabant said officers are searching for the suspect.

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