Hamilton Homicide #13 – Hamilton Police investigating the death of a man on West 4th

Hamilton police were called to West 4th Avenue and Richwill Road on the mountain at 6:30 am on December 6th to investigate the death of a man in his late 30’s..

Police are expected to update on the case later this afternoon. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Hamilton Police said the 39-year-old victim was found on the road by his wife and a neighbour outside his residence near West 4th Avenue and Richwill Road. Evidence at the scene has led police to believe the man died from a targeted shooting. The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Dave Brewster by calling 905-546-4067.

Update December 9th
The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Jeffrey Johnson of Hamilton.

Update January 15th
Police have identified a vehicle that is connected to the murder of Jeffrey Johnson. Police said the vehicle was observed arriving and leaving the crime scene on the day of the murder.

This vehicle is described as the following:

  • Possibly a 2016-17 Honda Accord, sport or touring or touring V6 model
  • Dark gray with silver door handles
  • Sport rims
  • Four doors
  • Dual exhaust

The 2019 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here