The young man of 22 years was killed in his car on Thursday night in Montreal-Nord had a history of narcotics trafficking and violence against the police.
Donald Cesar, a resident of the district of Rivière-des-Prairies, was shot at least one shot in the head while he was in a car, parked on the street Fortin, near the boulevard Gouin.
Citizens, who have heard shots at around 23: 15, have alerted the 911. Patrol officers were nearby and arrived quickly. They practiced maneuvers of resuscitation, to no avail: the victim was already deceased.
Cesar, that the police view as being related to street gangs of allegiance red, was known to the patrol officers of the SPVM with which it has had trouble in recent years.
In November 2013, the young man had been sentenced to 12 months in prison for assaults on a peace officer, careless use of a firearm, breach of an order not to carry a weapon and drug trafficking.
In 2012, he was sentenced to fines for obstructing the work of police officers, traffic of marijuana and breach of conditions.
According to our information, the police have found drugs in the car in which Cesar was killed. Obviously, the shooter was outside of the vehicle. The investigation was turned over to investigators from the major Crimes of the SPVM and for the moment, all assumptions are open to explain the motive of the crime, including a flight in the middle of narcotic drugs or settlement of account.
This is the 18th murder this year on the territory of the SPVM.