Hamilton Police investigating shots fired in the Garth and Limeridge area

This article, from September 29, contains details of a recent targeted shooting in the Garth/Limeridge area.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton Police have launched an investigation following a targeted shooting in the area of Garth Street and Limeridge Road West.

For more details, please continue reading below…

The Hamilton Police issued the following media release on Monday, September 28. The original release can be found here.


For Immediate Release:

Monday, September 28, 2020
Hamilton, ON
Incident # 20-740263

Police Investigate West Mountain Shooting

Hamilton Police are investigating a shooting that occurred last night in the area of Garth Street and Limeridge Road West. A 26-year-old Hamilton man involved in the incident later attended a local hospital on his own with non-life threatening injuries.

On Sunday, September 28, 2020, shortly before 9:30 p.m. Hamilton Police attended the intersection of Garth Street and Limeridge Road West in response to several reports of gun shots. The area was secured and processed as evidence confirming a shooting incident was gathered.

A short time later, a male attended a local hospital with a non-life threatening injury believed to have been caused by a firearm. His vehicle, which contained evidence to confirm involvement in the shooting incident, was seized.    

Detectives from the Mountain Division Criminal Investigations Bureau continue to investigate and are asking residents in the area of Garth Street and Limeridge Road West, to check their video surveillance cameras for any suspicious activity and to contact police.

At this time, police believe the incident was targeted.  If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Millington at 905 546-8966 or Detective Sergeant DelConte by calling 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.

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