04/17/2013 08:29 EDT | Updated 06/17/2013 05:12 EDT

Known street gang member killed in Laval shooting

A 33-year-old man has died after being shot near a home in the Sainte-Rose district of Laval Tuesday night.

Laval police said at about 10:45 p.m., several gunshots were heard outside the residence on Henri Julien Street.

Officers arriving on the scene found the man dead inside a car, which was parked in the garage.

No one was inside the home at the time of the shooting.

Police said the man is known to be involved in street gangs.

The investigation has been turned over to the Quebec provincial police.