Hamilton man arrested in relation to bar shooting


Published May 17, 2023 at 5:13 pm


Hamilton Police have arrested Joseph Soules, a 31-year-old Hamilton man for his alleged involvement in a shooting outside of a bar earlier this month on May 7.

Eleven criminal charges have been laid against the suspect, including discharging a firearm with intent, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine) and more.

Investigators also allegedly located a loaded firearm and $100,000 worth of illicit drugs following vehicle and residential search operations on the West Mountain.

Police continue to investigate this incident and ask that anyone with information contact Detective David Brewster of Investigative Services at 905-546-4067.

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