Hamilton police have identified the Hamilton teen who was shot dead in broad daylight Friday. Police said 18-year-old Yua Blut Kaw from Hamilton was walking in the Stipley neighbourhood when multiple shots were fired from a dark-coloured, four-door sedan.
Friday, at approximately 4:35 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to reports of a shooting on the sidewalk in the area of Cannon Street East and Barnesdale Avenue North. The victim was walking when he was approached by a dark-coloured four-door sedan. Multiple shots were fired from the car, striking the victim. He was transported to hospital and pronounced deceased.
At this time, Hamilton Police do not have a description of the suspects. Police are canvassing for witnesses and video surveillance.
Anyone with information that could assist police with the investigation into this crime, are asked to contact Det David Tsuchida at 905-546-4123.
To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.