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Police investigate ‘targeted’ shooting in Hamilton

Police are investigating a shooting just south of the Hamilton International Airport. Doug Gamey / Global News

Hamilton police are investigating a shooting on the south mountain.

Officers responded to reports of gunshots in the area of Highway 6 and Leeming Road in Mount Hope at around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Witnesses at the scene say someone fired multiple rounds before fleeing the area.

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There are no reports of injuries.

Investigators are treating it as a targeted attack and are asking area residents to check their surveillance cameras for any suspicious activity.

Anyone with information is being asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit an anonymous tip online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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