Hamilton, Ontario,

Hamilton Police Investigate the City’s 2nd Homicide of 2020

On Monday, March 2, 2020, at approximately 10:45 p.m. Hamilton Police investigated reports of shots fired in the area of Portofino Place, Stoney Creek. Once on scene, a victim was located and despite medical efforts, he succumbed to his injuries.

The Hamilton Police Major Crime Unit continues to investigate the incident.

The next-of-kin notification has been completed and the victim has been identified as 42-year-old Giorgio Barresi from Stoney Creek.

Police believe a four-door sedan and possibly multiple suspects were involved.

Area residents are urged to check their surveillance cameras for any suspicious activities and to contact police.

The family of the victim is requesting privacy at this time.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Mike Ebert by calling 905-546-4167.

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