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Shooting at Dawson College: preliminary statement (press release 2)

September 13, 2006, 3:32 PM -

MONTRÉAL, September 13, 2006. - The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) has released a preliminary total of people injured in today's events. At present count, there are 13 people who have been injured, four seriously, all of whom have been admitted to various Montréal hospitals.

The SPVM has also confirmed the death of the suspect. Shots were fired by an SPVM officer. Steps are being taken at present to identify a possible second suspect.

Police officers are continuing to maintain tight security around Dawson College.

We also wish to inform the public that a third telephone line - 514 280-2805 - has been made available, in addition to 514 280-2880 and 514 280-2806.

The SPVM is still asking for cooperation from the public to respect the safety perimeters and stay away from the site in order to facilitate the work of emergency services.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Last update: 15:32 PM, September 13

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