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1 dead, 3 injured in Hamilton shooting

Last Updated Aug 8, 2018 at 7:45 am EDT

Hamilton police investigate a shooting in the area of East Avenue North and King Street on Aug. 8, 2018. Photo credit: Dave Ritchie

One man is dead and three other people are injured after an overnight shooting in Hamilton.

Police were called to East Avenue North, near King Street, around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Upon arrival, they found a man shot in the head and a woman suffering from a serious gunshot wound. The man was pronounced dead in hospital.

A short time later, two other men took themselves to hospital with gunshot wounds. They were seriously hurt but their injuries are not life-threatening.

Police say the shooting does not appear to be random.

There’s no word on suspects at this time.

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