Hamilton Homicide #2 – Hamilton police investigating a fatal shooting of Giorgio Barresi on Portofino Place in Stoney Creek

Hamilton police responded to reports of shots fired on March 2nd at approximately 10:45pm in the area of Portofino Place in Stoney Creek.

Police and paramedics located a 42-year-old man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, on the driveway of his home. Despite lifesaving efforts, the victim was pronounced at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of the Major Crime and Forensics Units. Hamilton police will be offering an update in the afternoon of March 3rd.

Update March 5th
Hamilton police have identified the deceased as 42-year-old Giorgio Barresi of Hamilton. Police believe a four-door sedan and possibly multiple suspects were involved.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Mike Ebert by calling 905-546-4167.

Update April 29th
Hamilton police release surveillance video of the suspect in hopes of identifying the shooter. The video can be viewed HERE.

The 2020 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here.