Sunday, May 5, 2019
Salvatore Scoppa shot dead in Laval
The Montreal Gazette is reporting that "After surviving an attempt on his life two years ago, a man with ties to the Montreal Mafia was fatally shot in a Laval hotel lobby Saturday night. Police say Salvatore Scoppa, 49, was shot at least once and taken to a hospital around 10 p.m. He was later pronounced dead. Scoppa is the brother of alleged Montreal Mafia leader Andrea Scoppa."
Salvatore Scoppa's co accused William Robinson who was originally from Victoria was found dead in Montreal June 2013. Salvatore survived a previous shooting in 2017. Two weeks before that shooting Salvatore and his brother Andrea were busted with 100 kilos of cocaine.