Hamilton, Ontario,

Assault with a Weapon Investigation on the Mountain

Hamilton Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an Assault with a Weapon that took place last evening and are asking anyone with information to report it to investigators.

On Friday December 1, 2023, at approximately 8:30pm, Hamilton Police responded to a 911 call in the area of Concession Street and East 34th Street in the City of Hamilton. Police located a 24 year old male victim suffering from stab wounds to his back and right side of his body, believed to be caused by an edged weapon. The male was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Police believe this assault to be a targeted incident with no threat to the public. 

As a result of the investigation, police have identified a 24-year-old male suspect to be charged with Assault with a Weapon.  As the information has not been sworn to before the courts, the suspect's name cannot be released at this time. 

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with this investigation, please contact Detective Matt Fletcher at 905-546-3851.

For those who wish to provide information anonymously, please consider reaching out to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at Crime Stoppers Hamilton's Website.

Your cooperation and assistance are greatly appreciated as we work to piece together the events surrounding this date and time.

Hamilton Police Service is committed to ensuring the safety and security of our community. Public cooperation is invaluable in achieving this goal.