Hamilton Police investigating shooting in Ward 8

This post, from August 2, contains a press release from the Hamilton Police regarding a recent shooting in Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A recent shooting took place in the area of Limeridge Road West and West 5th Street, which the HPS believe to be a targeted shooting at this stage of their investigation.

For more details, please continue reading below…

The full Hamilton Police press release can be found here.

Hamilton Police are investigating a shooting that sent two teens to hospital with gunshot wounds.

On Wednesday, August 2, 2023, shortly before 2:00a.m., Hamilton Police responded to the area of Limeridge Road West and West 5th Street, after receiving reports of multiple shots being fired. Upon arrival, the police located a 15-year-old male who had sustained gunshot wounds.  The male was transported to hospital in serious but stable condition.

Investigation subsequently revealed that a 16-year-old male had also been shot in the same incident but had managed to flee the area before calling for medical assistance.  This male was transported to hospital and released after being treated for his injuries. 

The investigation is ongoing but at this time it is believed to have been a targeted incident.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, please contact Division Three Criminal Investigation Branch Detective Sergeant at 905-546-3851.

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

Questions or concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact our office here.

Councillor John-Paul Danko