Three overnight shootings in Hamilton

Withing only 80 minutes, Hamilton police say they were called to three separate shooting incidents that occurred on Monday, including one incident where someone was struck by gunfire.

Police say that at 10:30 p.m., they were called to a home rented out on AirBnB in the Mohawk Road West and Magnolia Driver area.

“One of the occupants negligently discharged a firearm within the residence causing minor damage,”

The suspect in this incident was described as a white male in his 30s, about five-feet-nine inches tall with an average build.

Shortly afterwards, about ten minutes later, police were called to Main Street East and Holton Avenue South for another reported shooting.

One person had been struck by gunfire and required treatment in hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect had fled the scene before police arrived.

He is described as a Black male standing five-feet-ten inches tall, with short dreadlocks, wearing a blue track suit and white sneakers.

At 11:50 p.m., police were then called to a third shooting scene at Douglas and Mars avenues area.

Hamilton police found evidence of multiple gunshots fired into a home, fortunately no one was injured.

Police are asking anyone who was nearby at about 11:15 p.m. who has dashboard camera footage to contact them.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call Division One or Division Three criminal investigation branches or Crime Stoppers.

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