11/14/2013 08:13 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 06:56 EST

Woman shot and killed in Rivière-des-Prairies

A woman in her 30s was shot and killed in Montreal's Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles borough this morning. ​

Police said witnesses reported hearing shots fired at about 6 a.m.

The body was found behind an apartment building on André Ampère Avenue.

Montreal Police have set up a security perimeter and are investigating. 

More to come.