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Hamilton police investigating two shootings on Christmas, third shooting today

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Hamilton police investigating two shootings on Christmas, third shooting today

Police are currently investigating multiple recent shootings in Hamilton, including two that happened in the city’s east end on Christmas Day.

Shortly after 5:00 a.m. on December 25, police say an unknown suspect (or suspects) shot at a residence on Kenilworth Ave South.

No one was injured and police believe it was a targeted shooting.

The same day, shortly before 7:45 p.m., unknown suspects shot at a residence in the area of Roxborough Ave and Reid Ave. Again, no injuries were reported and police believe the shooting was targeted.

Another shooting took place after 1:30 p.m. today (December 26), with officers responding to the area of 590 North Service Road in Stoney Creek for reports of shots fired.

“Police confirmed a firearm had been discharged inside one of the units, however there were no injuries,” said police. “Witnesses report seeing a Chevrolet Cruze and white SUV fleeing the area at a high rate of speed after the shooting.”

Police are asking residents in these areas to review their video surveillance, and anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 905-546-2907 or 905-546-2963.

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