Hamilton police were called to 778 Barton Street East at approximately 3:45am on report of a shooting.
Police and paramedics arrived to find the woman suffering from a gunshot wound in the doorway of her unit. She was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.
Police said they are very confident that the attack was targeted, and the victim was known to police.
The investigation is still in it’s early stages. More information will be added as it becomes available.
Update October 17th
Hamilton police have identified the female victim as Nicole Dragasic, 37, of Hamilton.