Hamilton, Ontario,

Hamilton Police Investigate Two Overnight Shooting Incidents

Hamilton Police Detectives are investigating two overnight two shooting incidents. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

On Tuesday, September 23, 2019, shortly before 10:00 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to a parking lot located at the intersection of Cannon Street East and Sanford Avenue North for reports of shots fired. Through investigation, police determined a disturbance occurred between a group of males resulting in the discharging of a firearm. The males fled the scene prior to police arrival. A small silver SUV is believed to be related to one of the males.

Police have identified three persons of interest:

  • Male, Asian, late teens, glasses, dark clothing, silver SUV
  • Male, black, late teens, dark hoodie and shorts
  • Male, middle eastern, late teens

Police believe the males in the altercation are all known to each other and the incident was targeted.

Shortly after midnight, Hamilton Police received information of shots fired in the area of King Street East and East Avenue, followed by a black sport looking four-door car, fleeing the area. Police responded to a nearby alleyway and located evidence confirming a shooting had occurred. The parties involved left the scene prior to police arrival.

There are no reported injuries in both incidents.

Yesterday afternoon Hamilton Police investigated a shooting incident in the area of Cannon Street East and Wentworth Street North. At this time there is no evidence to support the three recent incidents are related.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable A. Buck by calling 905-546-3816.

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