Hamilton police responded to the report of a shooting in the rear parking lot at 288 Mud Street West on August 6th at approximately 7:30pm. According to police two suspects approached three individuals who were standing in the parking lot and fired several shots at them.
The three victims were located and rushed to hospital. A 17-year-old male was pronounced deceased in hospital, and a 35-year-old male sustained life-altering injuries. The third victim, a 25-year-old male was treated for his injuries and has since been released. The identity of the deceased is not being released pending next of kin notification.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Frank De Vuono at 905-546-3827.
update August 9th: With the permission of the family, Hamilton Police have identified the deceased as 17-year-old Keden Bond.
According to a Hamilton police press release “Keden was born and raised in Hamilton and is a recent high school graduate. He is described as a loving son and brother, and was aspiring to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps to become an electrician.”