Authorities have evacuated the CF Galeries d'Anjou mall in Montreal on Friday evening, November 27, following reports of an altercation between rival gangs. Initial reports indicate that the perpetrators used a gas irritant amid the altercation, although this was not immediately confirmed. There have been no immediate reports of injuries or arrests.
A heightened security presence and localized disruptions are to be anticipated in the area in the near-term.
Those in Montreal are advised to monitor developments to the situation and avoid the CF Galeries d'Anjou mall as a precaution.