Second male arrested in Hamilton short-term rental shooting

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Hamilton Police have made a second arrest in relation to a shooting investigation that took place in August.

According to police, a second male was arrested following the investigation that took place on August 9, 2020, inside a residence on Aberdeen Avenue.

The male appeared in court earlier today, according to police.

Police say on August 9, 2020, shortly after 6:30 p.m., three males attended a short-term rental on Aberdeen Avenue.

While inside the residence, one male discharged a firearm, according to police, before the males fled the scene in a grey Toyota SUV.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau continued to investigate the shooting and have identified a 19-year-old Toronto man.

Early this morning, the male was located and arrested without incident and his matter has been brought before the courts.

Police say the investigation is ongoing as they continue to work towards identifying the outstanding male. No injuries were reported to the police.

Anthony Mohammed, a 19-year-old male from Toronto was charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm and occupying motor vehicle knowing firearm present.

If you have information that can assist in this investigation please call Central Division Criminal Investigation Bureau, Detective Constable Alex Buck at (905) 546-3817 or Detective Sergeant Dave Oleniuk at (905) 546-3833.

To provide information anonymously please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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