Hamilton, ontario,

Central Hamilton Shooting

A police presence is expected in the area of Broadway Avenue today, after reports of shots fired late last evening. Anyone with information is urged to contact investigators.

Hamilton Police were called to the area of Broadway Avenue between Ward Avenue and Sussex Street after a citizen called 9-1-1 to report the possible sound of gunshots.

Upon arrival, shortly after 11:30 p.m., officers immediately secured the area and searched for anyone involved; however, they had fled the scene.

Through continued investigation, police confirmed a shooting incident had occurred. Shots were fired into an unoccupied parked vehicle.

One male suspect was seen fleeing the area on foot.

A description provided of the suspect is as follows;

Suspect One

  • Male, white
  • Early 30’s
  • Dark hair
  • Wearing dark coloured clothing

The investigation has been taken over by Division One Criminal Investigation Branch. Detectives are appealing to area residents and businesses to check their security cameras for any suspicious activity and to contact police.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with this investigation, you are asked to contact the Criminal Investigative Division at (905) 546-3833 and speak to the on-duty Detective Sergeant.

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