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Hamilton man faces charges in Stoney Creek shooting

79-year-old woman identified as Hamilton's fifth homicide victim of 2020.
79-year-old woman identified as Hamilton's fifth homicide victim of 2020. Lisa Polewski / Global News

A 27-year-old Hamilton man is facing multiple charges tied to a shooting at a commercial property in Stoney Creek on Thursday, police say.

Officers investigated a report of shots fired near Oriole Avenue and South Service Road shortly before 4 p.m.

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Evidence gathered by police confirmed a shooting and a suspect who was arrested just after midnight on Friday.

The accused is facing five charges connected to discharging a firearm and possession of an unauthorized weapon.

Anyone with information can reach out to Hamilton police at 905-546-2907 or 905-546-2918.

Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submitted online.

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