Hamilton man in custody after shooting in Stoney Creek

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Published July 28, 2021 at 10:07 pm

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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.

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.

Informatiion that might be helpful with any HPS investigation may also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-8477, or online at crimestoppershamilton.com).

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