Montreal, Quebec – A Montreal police officer is recovering from his gunshot wound while in custody in the French-speaking province of Quebec.
The incident happened Thursday morning on the city’s southern fringe.
The shooting happened on the side of a road near a construction site where a police officer was working.
Police said the man fired three shots and fled on foot.
He was taken to hospital in serious condition.
No one else was injured.
Police have not released any information about the man.