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Man dead after ‘street disturbance’ in Hamilton: police

Hamilton Police say they are investigating a homicide on the Mountain that happened during the early morning of Sunday July 19, 2020. Will Erskine / Global News

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.

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Two other people were sent to hospital with one suffering a stab wound and another with a head injury.

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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.

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