Argument leads to Hamilton’s second stabbing in one day
Published September 15, 2023 at 10:26 am
A 60-year-old man was stabbed following an argument Thursday evening in east Hamilton and a suspect wearing a black ski mask fled the scene, the second stabbing on the same day, according to police.
Police said an argument led to an “altercation” between the 60-year-old victim and the suspect in the area of Melvin Avenue and Bernard Street in the McQuesten neighbourhood yesterday (Sept. 14) at about 6:30 p.m. The suspect fled on foot on Melvin Avenue in an unknown direction.
The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening, police said.
The suspect is described as a white man, about 20 to 30 years old and 5’8”. He was wearing a black hoodie, black sweatpants and a black ski mask.
Investigators are requesting residents to check their surveillance footage between 6 p.m. and 6:40 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14. Those with any information are asked to contact Det. Const. Neenos Gorrges of the East End Criminal Investigations Branch at 905-546-2956.
To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.
A separate stabbing occurred Thursday (Sept. 14) at Kinrade Avenue and Barton Street North. A 39-year-old victim was brought to hospital in stable condition after he was stabbed in the back, police said. In that case, police did not mention any suspects.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising