Canada Man shot in attempted homicide in Hampstead: Montreal police
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Emily Galvin had nicknames for the nasty practices she said she saw police officers getting away with when she was a public defender in New York City. Like perjury. In her circles, it's called it testilying. Then there's collars for dollars, a term coined in a 1994 New York City corruption report. It described how officers arrested more people near the end of a shift so they could collect overtime pay. Galvin said she witnessed officers repeatedly lying in courtroom testimony without ever getting charged. She's now deeply skeptical that the reforms currently being discussed in Washington, D.C., will result in a meaningful curb on abuses.
A man in his twenties was brought to hospital after beingin Montreal's Hampstead neighborhood on Saturday.
Police were dispatched to the scene after receiving a 911 call at 11:30 a.m. by Hampstead public security and found the victim in an SUV vehicle at the intersection of Netherwood and Fallbrook streets.
The male victim was taken to hospital with upper body gunshot wounds in stable condition, according to police.
Witnesses told authorities they saw at least three men sitting in the parked vehicle, two of which were sitting in the back seat and fled on foot after gunshots were fired.
Police spokesperson Benoit Boisselle said investigators are meeting with witnesses and an investigation into the incident is underway in the area.
Boy, 14, charged with 1st-degree murder of woman, 'shocking' string of shootings and assaults: police .
A 14-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder and a range of other serious offences in connection with unrelated shootings that killed one woman and injured five people in Winnipeg. "I think it's going to be terrifying and concerning for a lot of Winnipeg, the fact that we would have so much violence and committed by such a young individual," Const. Jay Murray told media on Friday. "I think it's shocking." On Friday, police"I think it's going to be terrifying and concerning for a lot of Winnipeg, the fact that we would have so much violence and committed by such a young individual," Const. Jay Murray told media on Friday. "I think it's shocking.