[PHOTOS] Attempted murder in Montreal North

A 28-year-old man was shot and wounded in a shooting in Montreal North on Tuesday evening.

Montreal police were alerted around 10:45 p.m. to gunshots heard near Rolland Boulevard and Pascal Street.

On the spot, the police found several casings on the ground near the adjoining rue Lapierre, said a spokesperson for the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal.

They also located a 28-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the lower body. The latter was transported to a hospital, but there is no fear for his life.

[PHOTOS]  Attempted murder in Montreal North

According to initial information, the shots were fired from a moving vehicle towards a group of individuals who were outside.

The scene was protected by a security perimeter to allow investigators to analyze it and try to determine the exact circumstances surrounding this shooting.

A dog handler was also requested on the scene to help in the search for clues, added agent Véronique Comtois.