A man who was shot and wounded in an attack at the Metropolis on election night in 2012 has filed a civil suit seeking $295,000 in compensation for his injuries.
29 year old Dave Courage is suing the Quebec Attorney-General and l`Èquipe Spectra for damages, pain, loss of income and suffering.
Courage and co-worker Denis Blanchette had been hired as stage hands for the Parti Quebecois election victory rally.
The 48-year old Blanchette was shot and killed, Courage was shot and wounded, when a man with a rifle tried to gain access to the building.
Courage suffered internal injuries which included having to under go a colostomy.
The suit is filed jointly with his mother Yvonne.
The suspect in the shooting, 62-year old Richard Henry Bain, is currently in custody awaiting trial on charges including first-degree murder, attempted murder, arson and various weapons-related charges.