Hamilton Police Investigate Weekend Shooting

Hamilton Police are currently investigating a shooting after a victim walked into a local hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

On Sunday, August 13, 2023, at approximately 11:00 a.m., the Hamilton Police responded to the area of King Street East and Owen Place in the City of Hamilton, after receiving a report of a victim walking into a local hospital with a gunshot wound to their leg.

 At this time, the shooting is believed to be a targeted incident.

During the investigation, it was later learned the victim in the matter was a federal parolee who was arrested on the outstanding warrant and returned to custody.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with this investigation please contact Detective Dave Brewster in Investigative Services Division 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.