Crazy Rage for a contravention of

Rage folle pour une contravention

The palace of justice of Quebec

January 6, 2020 19h56


Crazy Rage for a contravention of

Rage folle pour une contravention

Isabelle Mathieu

The Sun


He is called Gilles Ledoux, and is capable of anger black. A few months ago, a female police officer had to shoot him in the leg after he managed to cut the jacket bullet-his colleague with a knife.

Man of 36 years, was recognized Monday at the palace of justice the offences that he committed on may 25, 2019 at a masterful fit of rage.

It all began in rue Sainte-Claire, in the district of Saint-Jean-Baptiste in Quebec city, where Ledoux had seen on his windshield, a citation of $ 150 for illegal parking. Appalled, he set out to break the signs marking the parking areas, screaming its displeasure.

Called by residents, two police have found Gilles Ledoux in a convenience store. Always restless, the man had fled him home, rue Saint-Olivier.

Hit in the leg

It is equipped with a knife and attacked a police officer, cutting his vest to be bullet-resistant. In front of the threat, the second police then shot and reached Ledoux in the leg.

The man in crisis, has asked the police to continue to shoot him.

Ledoux was taken by ambulance to the hospital. While searching the home, the police found machetes, an axe and a stick of wood surmounted by an arrow.

The Office of the independent investigations was the examination of the intervention. The investigation is still ongoing.

In addition to allegations of assault on an officer, possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous and mischief, Ledoux has also pleaded guilty to two charges of assault causing bodily harm. On the evening of June 20, 2018, the man had a skirmish with a group of revelers in the district of Saint-Jean-Baptiste. He shoved two women, one hit her head while falling. Ledoux was then beaten up by the other members of the group.

Gilles Ledoux will have his sentence in march. Since the events of may, he made a therapy closed for a problem of alcohol and drug abuse.

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