Central Hamilton Shooting Being Investigated by Major Crime

Hamilton Police are investigating after a shooting incident in central Hamilton. 

On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 just shortly after 5:00 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to the area of Barton Street East and Oak Avenue after receiving reports of a shooting.

A 23-year old male was located and had sustained injuries consistent with gun shot wounds. He was transported to hospital with serious life threatening injuries. His condition is currently serious but stable.

On Thursday, July 29, 2021 the investigation was transferred to the Hamilton Police Major Crime Unit.

Detectives believe that this was a targeted incident and are asking residents and businesses in the area to check any video surveillance they may have that could assist police in their investigation. 

At this time investigators are looking for a black 4-door vehicle and one male suspect.

Further description is not available at this time.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with this crime you are asked to contact Detective Lisa Chambers of the Major Crime Unit by calling 905-546-3843.

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