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Woman hit by stray bullet on the Plateau

05/27/2012 12:40 EDT | Updated 07/27/2012 05:12 EDT

A 25-year-old woman is recovering from a gunshot wound after she was hit by a stray bullet fired into a crowd on the Plateau early Sunday morning.

Montreal police said the shooting happened at around 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Prince Arthur and Saint-Dominique streets.

“There are two suspects who fired at least one bullet in the area when the street was crowded,” said Const. Simon Delorme.

The victim was struck in the ankle, police said.

The two male suspects took off in a vehicle.

The woman was taken to hospital for treatment, but her injuries are believed to be minor, police said.

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