March 14, 2019 1:55 pm
Updated: March 14, 2019 6:40 pm

Police looking for witnesses after youth shot on Hamilton’s west mountain

Hamilton police say a youth was treated for a gunshot wound following an incident at 680 Stone Church Road West on Thursday afternoon.

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Hamilton Police are investigating a shooting incident on the west mountain.

Officers were called to the Villa Santamaria apartment building at 680 Stone Church Road West just after 1:00 p.m., Thursday afternoon.

Upon arrival, the K9 and tactical unit found a male youth suffering from a single gunshot wound to the forearm.

He was transported to the Hamilton General Hospital with a serious, non-life threatening injury.

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Constable Jerome Stewart told reporters that they need witnesses to come forward and that they have received “various levels of cooperation” from people directly involved and/or witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Division Three Criminal Investigative Branch at (905)540-3851, or provide information anonymously online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

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