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Quebec police investigate shooting at upscale resort in Laurentians

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say at least one person has been shot on the site of an upscale resort in the Laurentians region. Police say the shooting occurred in Estérel, Que., a municipality about 100 kilometres north of Montreal.
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A Sûreté du Québec police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Quebec provincial police say an operation is underway in the Laurentians region, north of Montreal, after at least one person was shot and injured during an armed assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say at least one person has been shot on the site of an upscale resort in the Laurentians region.

Police say the shooting occurred in Estérel, Que., a municipality about 100 kilometres north of Montreal.

A police spokeswoman says authorities were alerted to the incident after a 911 call about an armed assault on Fridolin-Simard Road.

Police say preliminary information from the scene is at least one person was struck by gunfire.

Authorities say in a statement the victim was seriously injured but their life wasn't considered to be in danger. 

The provincial force's major crimes unit is investigating.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 7, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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