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If it’s the weekend it’s shooting time in Hamilton

Hamilton police are investigating two shooting incidents that took place Saturday, and in one of the cases they have made an arrest. Saturday, shortly before 4:00 am, Hamilton Police responded to the area of Upper James Street and Churchill Avenue for reports of a shooting that just occurred.

Police found  one victim who had suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Early Sunday Hamilton Police have identified and arrested a 19 year old male of Hamilton and laid weapons charges and a drug charge against the suspect.

Anyone with any information that could assist Police with the investigation into this crime are asked to contact D/Cst, Millington by calling 905-546-8966

An hour after the mountain shooting,  at approximately 5:00 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to reports of a shooting that had just occurred in the area of Sherman Ave N between Barton St E and Princess St.  Upon police arrival an adult male victim was located. The victim was taken to hospital and his injury was determined to be non-life threatening. 

The Hamilton Police are actively investigating and asking residents in the area to review their security surveillance cameras around the time of incident.

Police say both shootings are believed to be a targeted incidents.

Anyone with  information that could assist Police with this investigation, are asked to contact Detective Obrovac by calling (905)546-3817, or the on duty S/Sgt at (905)546-4725.

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

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