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Fatal shooting at billiards club Hamilton’s 10th homicide of 2019: police

Hamilton police on scene after the city's 10th homicide at a Billiards club on York Street. The victim was shot dead on scene.
Hamilton police on scene after the city's 10th homicide at a Billiards club on York Street. The victim was shot dead on scene. Lisa Polewski / Global News

Hamilton’s tenth homicide of 2019 is the result of a shooting on York Boulevard overnight.

Police say they were called out to Boulevard Billiards at 303 York Blvd. in the city’s centre just after 1:30 a.m.

First responders found a man on the sidewalk outside the club with no vital signs.

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Officers later determined the man was suffering from a gunshot wound; he was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy confirmed that he died from being shot.

Police have identified the victim as Obsa Junedi-Mohamed, 29, of Hamilton.

After interviewing witnesses Hamilton police’s homicide unit believes two male suspects argued with the victim prior to the shooting.

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The suspect were believed to have been wearing a dark hoodies and jackets.

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Police say they have no immediate motive for the murder, and a weapon has not yet been recovered.

Officers canvassed the area on Saturday and after reviewing surveillance footage, have spoken with more witnesses.

They have also released photos from security camera footage of people that investigators are hoping to interview, as they believe these individuals may have more information that will aid the investigation.

Police have also released the following image of a white four-door sedan – possibly a rental – that was seen fleeing the scene.

Police are asking anyone with surveillance footage to call the Major Crime Unit at 905-546-4921 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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