A 14 year old is dead and an 18 year old is facing charges after a murder in Hamilton’s east end.
It all started at about 10 o’clock last night when police responded to a call for a disturbance involving groups of young people in the area of Lincoln Avenue and Gordon Street.
Upon arrival officers found the 14-year-old victim suffering from a stab wound. The teenager was taken to hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead. Social media postings identify him as Jesse Clarke, a Delta Secondary School student.
Charged with second degree murder is 18-year-old Brodie Nicholls.
Investigators are still searching for evidence and taking witness statements.