Hamilton Police say they have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with a shooting of a seven-year-old boy inside his home in January.

Emergency crews were called to a home on Gordon Street, near Gage Avenue North and Barton Street East, just before 7:55 p.m. on Jan. 23.

When officers arrived, they found a seven-year-old child suffering serious injuries from gunshot wounds. Police said multiple rounds were fired into the main floor of the house from the backyard.


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“Those involved in the shooting fled from the scene in a vehicle that was waiting on Gordon Street. The vehicle has been identified but the firearm involved has not been recovered,” police said in a statement.

Police added that the boy has been released from hospital but still receives medical care as a result of his injuries.

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Mohd Amiri, 24, is charged with discharging a firearm with intent, aggravated assault, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, careless use of a firearm, being an occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm and failure to comply with release order.






At least 2 suspects wanted after 7-year-old Hamilton boy shot inside home


At least 2 suspects wanted after 7-year-old Hamilton boy shot inside home




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