Violent Armed Attack in Vaudreuil-Dorion Leaves Two Dead and One Critically Injured

Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec – A violent armed attack at a condo building in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec has left multiple victims with serious injuries. The incident, which occurred just before noon on Thursday, February 15, mobilized a large police and paramedic response. Three people were found with serious injuries, and tragically, two women were pronounced dead at the scene. Another woman, aged 70, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. The suspect, a 44-year-old man, was apprehended at the scene and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The motive for the attack is still under investigation, and the suspect’s prior mental health issues are being considered as part of the inquiry.

The Sûreté du Québec is leading the investigation, with the Service des enquêtes sur les crimes contre la personne and the Service d’identité judiciaire analyzing the scene and interviewing witnesses to gather as much information as possible about the circumstances surrounding the attack. The incident took place on the 6th floor of a building in the Vela housing complex.

The attack has shocked the community, with neighbors revealing that the suspect had been arrested by police last summer and was known to have significant mental health challenges. The community is reeling from the tragic events, and support is being provided to those affected by the violence.

This incident has once again raised concerns about the impact of mental health on public safety and the resources available to support individuals in need. As the investigation unfolds, the community is coming together to support the victims and their families during this difficult time.

The tragic events in Vaudreuil-Dorion serve as a stark reminder of the importance of mental health resources and support systems in our communities, and the devastating impact that can occur when individuals do not receive the help they need. As the investigation continues, the community is focused on providing assistance to those affected by the violence and ensuring that necessary resources are in place to prevent such tragedies in the future.