Hamilton Police Investigating Homicide Near Arvin Avenue

Hamilton Police are investigating the city’s third homicide of the year after a male was found deceased near Arvin Avenue.

On February 28, 2021, just after 7:15 p.m., the Hamilton Police Service responded to a shooting that occurred in the area of 347 Arvin Avenue, Stoney Creek. A 26-year-old female was located suffering from serious injuries and transported to hospital. The female remains in hospital in serious condition as she receives medical care. A 39-year-old male was subsequently located deceased at the location. He has been identified as Tyler Pratt of British Columbia. 

The Hamilton Police Service Major Crime Unit believe that the suspect(s) involved left in a new model white Land Rover SUV.

Investigators are requesting members of the community who were travelling on Arvin Avenue or Barton Street East between Fruitland Road and Green Road between 7:00 p.m. to 7:20 p.m. to contact police with any information, dash cam or security video recordings.

Investigators are continuing to establish the motive behind the incident and urge those with information to come forward to speak with police.

Police are further requesting the assistance of the public for any information that may relate to the suspect(s) and the suspect vehicle involved.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with this investigation please contact Det. David Tsuchida by calling 905-546-4123. To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com