Three injured at Hamilton restaurant, man with a gun facing multiple charges


Published October 24, 2022 at 10:58 am

Three people were transported to hospital and Hamilton police arrested a man with a handgun following a disturbance in the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 22.

Police received calls regarding a disturbance, including where a handgun was seen, at a restaurant in the area of Upper Gage and Fennell Ave. E.

When they arrived, three people had already been injured and were taken to the hospital.

A perimeter was set up and police made an arrest. During the investigation police located and seized a loaded firearm.

Marchello D’eshaun Fletcher, 26 from Hamilton, has been charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, failure to comply with a release order and assault.

“This is not the end. Hamilton Police will continue to engage with our community, police partners and share information in order to provide community safety,” said a police spokesperson.

“The citizens of Hamilton need to continue to feel safe in their communities and as a community we need to stop gun violence. Public safety is a shared responsibility, in which both citizens and police have important roles.”

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Det.-Const. Chan at 905-546-8970.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online.

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