Police seek suspect that ‘shot at’ two men in Hamilton’s city centre

Hamilton police are investigating a shooting on Kinrade Avenue in the city centre Sept. 1, 2022. Don Mitchell / Global News

Hamilton police say no one was injured after shots were fired in a residential area on Kinrade Avenue in the city centre Thursday.

Investigators say the gun was discharged at two men just after 10:30 a.m. when the pair tried to help a female being assaulted by a suspect.

“The suspect … drew a hand gun and fired a shot at the two males,” police said in a release.

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“During the interaction, the female entered a vehicle and left the area. The suspect proceeded to flee eastbound on Barton Street.”

The suspect is described as a man believed to be five-feet-nine-inches tall and wearing a black t-shirt, blue shorts, black baseball cap and a gold chain.

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Anyone with information on the incident is urged to reach out to Hamilton police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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