Hamilton, Ontario,

Hamilton Police Respond to the First Shooting of 2023

On Sunday January 1st, 2023, shortly after 5:00 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to 92 Jackson Street E, the Sankofa Lounge & Restaurant, after receiving reports of a shooting inside of the establishment.   A female was located with non-life threatening injuries and was transported by EMS to an area hospital.  She is currently in stable condition.  

Detectives from the Division 10 Criminal Investigation Branch as well as Forensic Services are continuing with the investigation.

At this time the shooting is believed to be a targeted incident and investigators are appealing to area residents and businesses to check their surveillance cameras for any suspicious activity around the time of the shooting. 

This is the second shooting in the area since the beginning of December, 2022.

If you have information that you believe could assist police with this investigation, please contact the Division 10 Criminal Investigation Branch at (905)546-3818.

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