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2 injured in Hamilton double shooting

Police tape off a large area after a double shooting at Hess Street North and George Street in Hamilton on Aug. 30, 2018. CITYNEWS

Two people are in hospital and two people have been arrested after a shooting in Hamilton overnight.

Emergency crews were called to the scene outside an apartment building at Hess Street North and George Street, near King Street, just after midnight on Thursday.

The two male victims are in stable condition. Police are not releasing the age of the victims or any further details at this time.

A male and a female were arrested. Police said a gun has also been recovered.

Roads in the area are closed while the investigation continues. They are expected to re-open in time for rush hour.