UPDATE: Hamilton shooting leaves 34-year-old man dead, 3 others injured

A man is dead and three others were injured following a shooting in Hamilton early Wednesday.

Hamilton Police said they responded to a call around 1:30 a.m. on East Avenue just north of King Street.


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Police said a man was fatally shot and three others suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The victim has been identified as Michael Campbell, 34, of Brampton.

Two men and a woman were also shot, but are expected to survive.

Police said the shooting does not appear to be a random act, however investigators have not confirmed if Campbell was the intended target. A suspect description was not immediately available.


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East Avenue between King and King William will remain closed for most of Wednesday for the police investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call Det. Ross Johnson of the Major Crime Unit at 905-546-3827 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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