Hamilton Police are investigating a homicide in the city’s east end.
Officers rushed to Kennilworth Avenue near Barton Street at around 1:20 Saturday morning after residents reported hearing gun shots.
A man was found dead on Kennilworth at Hope Street and police are still trying to identify him.
It’s believed he was alone at the time he was killed.
Homicide detectives have been going through backyards and have interviewed numerous witnesses and area residents.
The lead investigator is quoted as saying it’s huge crime scene.
Kenilworth Avenue is closed between Barton and Britannia Avenue.
Robins Avenue is closed between Cambridge and Cannon Street.
And Cannon is also closed at Robins to Crosthwaite Avenue North.
Traffic, including HSR buses, is being rerouted and police are urging motorists to avoid the area.