Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Reported Mobster and Real Estate Developer Shot Dead in Montreal

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Reported Mobster and Real Estate Developer Shot Dead in Montreal

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Reported mobster killed in Montreal

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MONTREAL - A real estate developer known for his ties to the Montreal Mafia was shot dead Thursday morning.

Tony Magi, who survived a brazen rush-hour murder attempt in 2008, was the victim of Montreal's first homicide, a well-placed source confirmed to The Canadian Press.

Police said they received a call at about 11:15 a.m. that an unconscious man was lying on the ground at the entry to a garage in west-end Montreal's Notre-Dame-de-Grace neighbourhood.

Officers who arrived on the scene found the man suffering from at least one gunshot wound to his upper body. Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots.

Police say the victim, a man in his 50s, died in hospital. No arrests have been made.

Magi was well-known to police. …

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