06/29/2013 02:20 EDT | Updated 08/29/2013 05:12 EDT

4 suspects arrested in connection with l'Assomption homicide

Police have arrested four people in l'Assomption, in connection with the death of a 31-year-old man Friday evening.

Officers said the victim was riddled with bullets as he left his vehicle shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday, in the Lanaudière region.

A spokesperson for the Quebec provincial police said municipal police originally responded to a report of shots being fired yesterday evening.

Police found the victim's body lying outside a residence near the intersection of Fontaine and Payette streets.

The investigation was handed over to Sûreté du Québec.

Authorities have confirmed the victim was known to police.