Arrest Made in Monday Night Stabbing

Hamilton Police have arrested a 22-year-old man from Hamilton for stabbing two individuals on Monday night.

On Monday, May 24, 2021, shortly after 8:00p.m., police responded to a stabbing in the area of Main Street East and Wentworth Street South.

Police immediately searched the area and located two victims of a stabbing.

The suspect fled on foot prior to police arrival.

The investigation has lead to the arrest of a 22-year-old suspect from Hamilton, who has since been charged, bail opposed.



  • Austin GOLIGHTLY

22-year-old man From Hamilton

  • Assault With a Weapon
  • Assault Cause Bodily Harm
  • Fail to Comply Probation X 2

Golightly will be appearing in court today.

The victim’s were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The victim’s and the accused were known to one another.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Sergeant David Oleniuk of the Division 1 Criminal Investigation Branch by calling 905-546-3833.

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