Police looking for witnesses after youth shot on Hamilton's west mountain

Hamilton Police are investigating a shooting incident on the west mountain.

Officers were called to the Villa Santamaria apartment building at 680 Stone Church Road West just after 1:00 p.m., Thursday afternoon.

Upon arrival, the K9 and tactical unit found a male youth suffering from a single gunshot wound to the forearm.

He was transported to the Hamilton General Hospital with a serious, non-life threatening injury.

LISTEN BELOW: Hamilton police update shooting at an apartment complex on 680 Stone Church Road West 

 

Constable Jerome Stewart told reporters that they need witnesses to come forward and that they have received “various levels of cooperation” from people directly involved and/or witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Division Three Criminal Investigative Branch at (905)540-3851, or provide information anonymously online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

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