Another Arrest Made in Gordon Street Shooting

Hamilton Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Jayden Pitter in relation to the shooting of a seven-year-old boy on Gordon Street in January 2020. The firearm used in the incident remains outstanding.

On Thursday, January 23, 2020, shortly before 8:00 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to reports of a shooting at a residence on Gordon Street. Upon arrival, police secured the area and located an injured seven-year-old child. He was transported to the hospital and he continues to recover from his injuries.

Police believe the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle that was waiting on Gordon Street.

On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, an arrest was made in relation to the shooting.

Through continued investigation, detectives from the Major Crime Unit identified Jayden Pitter as a suspect. A warrant for his arrest was issued and on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, he was arrested and brought for the courts to answer to his charges.


  • Jayden Pitter, 20-years-of-age from Hamilton


  • Discharge Firearm with Intent
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Criminal Negligence Cause Bodily Harm
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited x3
  • Careless Use of a Firearm
  • Fail to Comply Probation x 3
  • FTC with Order – other than to attend court x2
  • Breach of Youth Probation x 3

Hamilton Police continue to welcome the support of the community and anyone with information that may assist with the investigation is asked to contact Detective Daryl Reid by calling 905-546-3825.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com