April 8, 2019 12:09 pm

Hamilton police appealing for witnesses, after the city’s 17th shooting of the year

Hamilton police are investigating the city's 17th shooting of 2019.

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Hamilton police are appealing for witnesses after a shooting on the mountain.

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Police received a report about a shooting on Upper Ottawa Street, shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday.

When officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old man suffering from serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Hamilton police are in the area on Monday, canvassing for witnesses and video evidence.

At this time, police believe this was a targeted incident.

According to Hamilton police, it is the city’s 17th shooting of 2019.

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Anyone with information about this shooting is being asked to contact Det. R. Vanderboom at (905) 546-2377 or at rvanderboom@hamiltonpolice.on.ca or Det.-Sgt. Marco DelConte at (905)-546-3851 or at mdelconte@hamiltonpolice.on.ca

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