Shooting victim identified in Hamilton

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Published March 26, 2023 at 9:29 am

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Hamilton Police have identified the 53-year-old man who was pronounced dead, following a shooting incident Friday afternoon.

On Friday (Mar. 24) 2023, shortly before 4 p.m., police were called to the area of Sanford Ave N/Acorn St in Hamilton for a shooting that had happened.

Police say a 53-year-old man was found deceased inside a residence.

The investigations continued and the homicide unit confirmed the deceased man’s identity as Robert Barberstock and that he was killed from a gunshot wound.

Police believe this to be a targeted attack and are looking for three to four men who were seen fleeing from the scene.

Descriptions of the suspects are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information on the murder of Robert Barberstock is asked to contact Detective Lisa Chambers of the Homicide Unit at 905-546-3843.

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