Teen recovering in hospital after reported shooting in central Hamilton

Police say officers are investigating a shooting in central Hamilton that has left a teenager in hospital.

Officers were called to a laneway near Gibson Avenue and Barton Street East late Thursday night, where a teenager was reportedly shot in the leg.

He is now recovering in hospital, police say, but the extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.

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Investigators spent most of Thursday night and early Friday morning combing the area for clues.

Police have not provided any information about a possible suspect.

SIU investigating police-involved shooting in Hamilton

SIU investigating police-involved shooting in Hamilton

More to come.

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