Boxing Day shooting investigated in Hamilton

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Published December 27, 2023 at 7:18 am

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One person was shot on Boxing Day in Hamilton.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Proctor Blvd and King Street East for reports of shots fired Tuesday (Dec. 26) shortly before 7:30 p.m., Hamilton Police said in a press release.

One person was “struck with a projectile believed to be discharged from a firearm,” police said.

The person suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.

The shooting is believed to be targeted, police added.

The investigation is in the preliminary stages and there are no suspect descriptions available at this time.

Anyone with information that could assist in this investigation, should call the Division 1 staff sergeant at 905 546-4725.

Or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at Crime Stoppers Hamilton’s website to or submit anonymous tips.

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