A Hamilton man is facing charges in connection with a shooting that sent a teen hospital on Sunday afternoon.
Investigators say the incident happened around 1 p.m. on Oct. 23 in a home near George and Caroline Streets.
“Police can confirm several shots were fired inside a residence and … believe this incident to be targeted,” a Hamilton Police spokesperson said in a release.
“The victim, an 18-year-old male sustained non-life-threatening injuries resulting from a gunshot.”
The accused is a 22-year-old from the city facing an aggravated assault charge, robbery with a firearm and failing to comply with a probation order.
Detectives are seeking witnesses and security camera footage from the area.
The shooting comes just hours after a similar unrelated disturbance in which shots were fired in a residential neighbourhood on Hamilton’s West Mountain.
Investigators say that incident happened around 11 p.m. Saturday on Purnell Drive and that a gun was discharged in a parking lot.
Anyone with information on either shooting can reach out to Hamilton police or Crime Stoppers.