Overnight Shooting in Alleyway

The Hamilton Police Service is investigating after a shooting in a downtown alleyway, took the life of a 38-year-old man.

On Wednesday, April 28, 2021, shortly before 10:30 p.m., a 38 year-old male victim was shot in the alleyway between Birch Avenue and Gibson Avenue in Hamilton. Victim was transported to the General Hospital, where he later died at approximately 11:15 p.m.

No suspects at this time, no weapon has been located and no arrests made at this time.

The investigation has been taken over by Major Crime Unit.

This is Hamilton’s 7th homicide of 2021.

A large police presence is expected in the area, as police work through the investigation by canvassing for witnesses and video surveillance.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective David Brewster 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