A 19-year-old man from Peel region is dead “after a street disturbance between two groups” in a plaza parking lot on Hamilton’s Mountain, according to police.
Investigators say the victim was killed as a result of a stabbing connected to an alleged brawl around 1:a.m. at Limeridge Road West near Kendale Court.
It’s believed 20 to 30 people from Hamilton were involved in the altercation with a number of other people from Peel region. Knives, sticks, pipes, and even a taser were some of the weapons brandished in the conflict, according to detectives.
Two other people were sent to hospital with one suffering a stab wound and another with a head injury.
Police are appealing to those involved or anyone who knows someone connected to the incident to come forward. Authorities do not believe the altercation is gang-related.
No charges or arrests have been made, say police.
Anyone with information can reach out to Hamilton police at (905) 546-4930, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online.