Quebec police are investigating after a man with reported links to organized crime was shot in front of numerous people Wednesday evening inside a restaurant in the Montreal area.
Provincial and local police set up a command post near the Laval restaurant to gather information on the murder.
Police have identified the victim as Bernard Cherfan, 42.
They say he was shot at least once, around 7:30 p.m., and was confirmed dead in hospital.
Police say they don’t have a description of the suspect and don’t know whether they fled on foot or in a vehicle.