Hamilton man charged after trespasser fatally shot while trying to steal truck
HAMILTON – Police in Hamilton say a 26-year-old man is facing a murder charge after a trespasser was shot and killed.
Investigators say a trespasser was seen at a home in Hamilton’s Binbrook neighbourhood early Thursday morning.
Officers were told it was believed the man, identified as 29-year-old Jonathon Dwight Styres of Oshweken, Ont., was attempting to steal a truck in the driveway.
Police say a resident confronted the man while armed with a firearm and that the man allegedly attempting to steal the truck died of gunshot-related injuries.
Homicide detectives say Peter Khill has been charged with second-degree murder.
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