Hamilton Police Investigate City’s 19th Homicide

Hamilton Police are investigating the 19th homicide of the year after a 24-year-old male was shot on the Mountain.

On December 21, 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Hamilton Police were called to the area of Upper Wentworth and Mohawk Road for shots fired. Upon arriving, police located a male lying in his driveway suffering from a gunshot wound. The male was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

At this time, investigators continue to search for suspects or vehicle descriptions. There will be a heavy police presence in the area as the forensics team processes the scene and police canvass the neighbourhood for witnesses and video. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective David Brewster at 905-546-4067.

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