Hamilton man in custody after shooting in Stoney Creek
Published July 28, 2021 at 10:07 pm
Hamilton police have arrested a man in what they believe was a targeted shooting in Stoney Creek early on Wednesday (July 28).
Shortly after 6:45 a.m., Hamilton Police Service officers responded to the area of Centennial Parkway and QEW Niagara after receiving reports of a shooting.
A 40-year-old male was located and had sustained injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. He was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect(s) fled on foot to 524 Centennial Parkway North to which they made demands to a male transport truck driver, subsequently taking the vehicle and fleeing the area.
Through continued investigation, police learned the suspect abandon the stolen vehicle and fled into a residence in the area of Royce Avenue.
After negotiation the accused was safety arrested.
A 24-year-old male has been arrested for various firearm related offences. He is being held in custody for a bail hearing scheduled on Thursday (July 29) and HPS is not yet identifying him.
Hamilton Police have arrested a 24-year-old male for various firearm related offences in an early morning #StoneyCreek shooting.
— Hamilton Police (@HamiltonPolice) July 28, 2021
Anyone with you have information that can assist with this ongoing investigation may call Det. Trevor Bland at 905-546-2920 or the HPS Division 2 staff sergeant at (905)546-2963.
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