Boy, 7, rushed to hospital after being shot in Hamilton home, police say


Hamilton police say a seven-year-old boy has been shot in the city.

Police spokeswoman Jackie Penman says officers were called to the scene just before 8 p.m. Thursday.

She says he was transported to hospital and was in stable condition.

Penman says the boy was shot at a home in the city’s east end, but would not say if it was the boy’s residence.

She says there isn’t a suspect description at this time.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call police.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 23, 2020

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