Hamilton police identify suspect in daylight shooting

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Police have identified Alexander La as the suspect in a shooting. Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton police say they have identified a suspect after a shooting earlier this month.

Around 4:30 p.m. on June 12, police responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Hess Street North and Market Street in Hamilton.

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Officers found two men who sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, and police say several vehicles were damaged.

On Monday, police identified the suspected shooter as 21-year-old Alexander La of Hamilton and have put out a warrant for his arrest.

Police say he should be considered armed and dangerous, and that if you see La, do not approach him, and call 911 immediately.

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In addition, if you have any information that you believe could assist police with this investigation, you are asked to contact acting Det. Sgt. Brad Clark at (905) 546-3833 or at

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