Hamilton Police responded to reports of a male victim who had been shot in the area of 470 Beach Rd on September 23rd at approximately 4:00am.
Police said the victim was transported by a group of friends to hospital. Before the made it to the hospital they came upon Fire Department in the area of Dalhousie and Ottawa St. An ambulance was called and the victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 6:00 am.
The victims age and identity have not been released at this time.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477
Update September 24th
Police have identified he victim as Natshon Defreitas, 19 years old, of Toronto,
Hamilton Police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of 32 Sunflower Crescent, Ancaster on September 13th at approximately 9:55pm.
Police and Paramedics arrived to find a 50-year-old male from Hamilton suffering from a gunshot injury. Despite life saving efforts the victim died at the scene.
The name of the deceased will not be released until family members have been notified.
Update Sept 15th.
Police have identified the victim as Real estate agent Albert Iavarone. Police said Iavarone has no criminal record but is known to associate with individuals involved in Hamilton’s traditional organized crime.
Police said the killer hid in bushes and lay in wait for Iavarone to return home Thursday night. The only description they gave was that the killer drove a silver car. Police believe the death of Iavarone is connected to the 207 death of Angelo Muistano .
Police believe the homicide is targeted and there is no danger to the general public. Anyone with information that can assist Police with the investigation is asked to contact Detective Jason Cattle by calling 905-546-4167
Hamilton Fire and Hamilton Police Service responded to report of a house fire at 8 Greening Court in Dundas on July 9th at approximately 3:45am.
Alan Rutherford, was able to escape the fire and knock on a neighbors door for help. His wife Clara was unable to escape the fire. Clara was pronounced on route to the hospital. Alan was brought to hospital in critical condition where he died as a result of his injuries later in the afternoon.
Hamilton Police Service Major Crime Unit have determined the fire was deliberately set. Carla and Alan Rutherford were victims of homicide.
Police are asking for anyone with information about this homicide or anyone that knew the victims to contact Detective Ben Adams at 905-546-3836
Hamilton police were called to the area of Main Street East and Wentworth Street South at approximately 9pm on December 2nd after receiving reports of a shooting.
Police said the victim, Yosif Al-Hasnawi 19, was attempting to help a man who was being accosted by 2 other men when he was shot.
Al-Hasnawi was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.
Police are looking for 2 suspects. The first has been described as 20s, medium to darker complexion, a medium build and long black hair tied in a pony tail on top of his head. He was wearing a hood, jeans and a backpack. The second suspect was described as 20’s, light complection, bald shaved head, shorter and heavier than the first suspect. He was wearing a hood and jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 905-546-4772
Update December 4th
James Anthony Robert Matheson, 20, was arrested on Monday December 4th and charged Accessory After the Fact of Murder.
Police are asking for help from the public in locating Dale Burningsky King, 19, pictured below. Burningsky King is wanted for second degree murder. Anyone with information that could assist Police is asked to contact Detective Doug Jonovich at (905) 546-4863.
Update December 7th
Hamilton Police Service and the OPP, arrested Dale King on December 7th at approximately 4:30pm in Hagersville. A female was also arrested and and is under investigation for accessory after the fact.
Hamilton police were called to a townhouse complex at 17 Lang Street shortly before 5:00 pm on November 6th on report of shots fired.
Police arrived to find 36 year old Natasha Thompson, suffering from gunshot wounds. Thompson was rushed to hospital, however was pronounced dead before arriving.
Police were searching for Mark Joseph Champagne 41, after he was last seen heading towards the Parkdale & Melvin area on foot. Champagne was described as male, non-white, 41 years, 200lb, 6 feet tall, black hair short on the sides and longer on the top, usually wears removable gold grills on his front teeth.
Update: Hamilton police stated that Mark Champagne turned himself in to Toronto Police Service at approximately 4:30 am on November 7th. Champagne has since been charged with second degree murder in the domestic related homicide.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ross Johnson of the Homicide Unit by calling 905-546-3827.