Man suffers gunshot wound in shooting at hookah lounge in Hamilton


Published February 24, 2024 at 11:47 am

Police are investigating a shooting which took place early this morning at a hookah lounge in Hamilton which left one man with gunshot wounds.

Hamilton Police say they responded to reports of a shooting around 7 a.m., at the California Dream Lounge located at 185 King St. E.

According to investigators, a man was found outside of the establishment and had sustained gunshot wounds.

The victim whose injuries were non-life-threatening was taken to a hospital for treatment. Officials have not released additional details about the victim such as his age or place of residence.

Police believe the incident to be targeted and say, “there is no outstanding risks to the public.”

The exact number of suspects involved in the shooting is unknown at this time.

The investigation is still in its early phases, with no current descriptions or images of the suspect(s).  Anyone with information or video that could help with the investigation is urged to reach out to the Shooting Response Team at 905-546-4883.

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