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Third shooting on violent Hamilton weekend proves fatal

After a weekend that saw three separate shooting incidents Hamilton Police now have a homicide on their hands.

The latest incident happened just after 8 p.m. on Sunday, when police were called to Morris and Glendale avenues near the Delta.

Hamilton Police and Hamilton Paramedic Service arrived on scene to find the victim in the middle of the roadway with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victim is 23-year-old Everton Frost from Hamilton. 

At this time, investigators are still trying to determine the events surrounding Everton’s death but believe the incident was targeted.

Hamilton Police are asking the public to check any surveillance cameras in the surrounding area between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Police remain in the area and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident or saw anything suspicious 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

The homicide was one of three shootings that took place over the weekend.

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 arrested a 19 year old male of Hamilton and laid weapons charges and a drug charge against the suspect.

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..

Police are asking anyone with information on these shootings to contact police or call Crimestoppers.

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