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Alleged gunman arrested in Barton Street shooting: Hamilton police

Hamilton police have made a second arrest in a shooting on Barton Street East.
Hamilton police have made a second arrest in a shooting on Barton Street East. Global News File

Hamilton police have made a second arrest in a shooting on Barton Street East.

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On February 22, 2019, police say two men went a home in the area, where they allegedly beat a man and robbed him.

The victim was shot in the chest, but the bullet went through him and into the leg of the one of the suspects, 23-year-old man Noah Hope, who was arrested a short time later.

The victim, a 26-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

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As a result of the investigation, police have arrested the alleged shooter, 23-year-old Tyrell Edwards-Lafleur.

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Police say the accused, who is from Toronto, was arrested on Monday at a hotel in Markham.

He is now facing several charges including attempted murder, robbery and intimidation.

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Investigators are appealing for witnesses who have information about this incident to please call Detective Mike Ebert at 905-546-4167.

Information can be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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