Update: Arrests made – Hamilton Homicide #1 – Police investigate the homicide of a 39-year-old man in the Stinson neighbourhood

The Hamilton 2022 Homicide Victim List is available here

Hamilton police responded to an incident near Tisdale Street and Erie Avenue at approximately 6 pm on March 6th after receiving a report that “a male that had been dumped on the roadway and in medical distress.” 

Police located a 39-year-old male lying on the ground, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. The identity of the deceased has been confirmed, however, investigators are still trying to locate the next of kin.

A dark sedan was seen leaving the area. The vehicle has been described as:

  • Black or dark-coloured BMW 4-door sedan
  • Silver wheel rims

If you have any information, please call 905-546-4167. Information will be added as it becomes available.

Update March 8th
The victim has been identified as Shane Grenier, 39-years-old, of Hamilton.

Shane Grenier

The 2022 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here
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Update: On June 29th 2022 Hamilton police announced that they made two arrests for the murder of Shane Grenier.

Owen Nathaniel Silverthorne, 21, of Hamilton, and Janeil Gordon, 21, of Hamilton have both been charged with

·         Second Degree Murder

Both Silverthorne and Gordon have been remanded into custody.

Police ask if you have any information that you believe could assist investigators in this crime you are urged to contact Detective Michael Ebert of the Homicide Unit at 905-546-4167.