Teen arrested after 3 stabbed to death in Montreal
Montreal police arrested a 19-year-old suspect Friday after three people were stabbed in Montreal’s Rosemont neighborhood.
The suspect was According to Noovo Info sources, he is 19-year-old Arthur Galarno.
According to sources, Galarno has a history of mental health issues and has been hospitalized for them.
The victims and suspects are relatives.
SPVM spokesman Julien Levesque said police received a 911 call at 9:20 a.m. saying a “wanted” person was in a building on Belanger Street near Viau Boulevard.
“When the police arrived at the scene, they found three victims,” he said, adding that the bodies had “marks of violence” caused by a sharp object.
He said investigators will speak with the suspect at a later date.
a the video of the violent arrestWitness Melanie Jourdain captured police wrestling the suspect, barefoot and bloodied, to the ground outside the duplex, which is currently for sale.
The police did not confirm details about the age and gender of the victims. Neighbors are currently being interviewed.
Employees and patients who were supposed to go to the Montreal Heart Institute, which is located across the street from the crime scene, were asked to go through an entrance other than the main entrance to the facility.
Montreal police attend the scene of a triple stabbing in Montreal, Friday, March 17, 2023. Montreal police say a suspect is in custody after three people were found stabbed to death in an east Montreal apartment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiortz
RESIDENTS ARE CONCERNED
Local resident Colette Bushut says the neighborhood has changed in recent years.
“It used to be very quiet, but now it seems like there’s something going on every week,” he said. “You start to wonder. I was moving around a lot, but now you’re always wondering what’s going to happen.”
Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante tweeted her thoughts about the victims of the killings.
“My condolences to their loved ones,” he wrote on Twitter.
“LIMITING LEVEL OF VIOLENCE”. MNA MARISSAL:
At a news conference he held in L’Assomption, Prime Minister Francois Legault said the situation was “really worrying”.
When asked about the spate of fatal incidents in recent weeks, Lego declined to comment on the specific incident in the Rosemont neighborhood, but stressed that there are mental health issues everywhere in the world.
“There is a recruitment challenge, whether it’s a social worker or a psychologist, we need to take the time to train them, now there are announcements, but unfilled positions,” he said.
Lego reiterated its commitment to increase spending on mental health in next week’s Budget.
Rosemont MNA Vincent Marisal visited the scene of the tragedy on Friday.
“Yes, there is violence, yes, there is a lot of distress,” he said of the neighborhood. “It is quite a terrible violence, I must say, we will not bury our heads in the sand, there have been several cases recently.”
The MES said its thoughts are with the victims and their families.
Two representatives from crime victim support group CAVAC were on hand at the end to meet with neighbors and offer psychological support and help to those who needed it.
There is a large perimeter in the area.
With Canadian press files
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