01/12/2012 03:01 EST | Updated 03/13/2012 05:12 EDT

3 shot in Laurentians home

Three people are in hospital with one in critical condition after a triple shooting in the Laurentians.

It happened in Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson about an hour north of Montreal.

Police say a man asked for help at a local business, saying he had been shot.

He then led police to a residence in the area where they found two more people suffering from bullet wounds.

One man had been shot in the head and is in critical condition in hospital.

Police said his life is in danger.

The other victims were shot in the upper body and are in stable condition.