Hamilton police say they were called to Sheilas Place at 455 King Street East at 2:30 a.m. Saturday.
In video footage released Monday, a suspect in a white coat appears to get into a disagreement with a man in a dark coat.
Words appear to be exchanged and then the suspect appears to flick a handgun out from underneath his jacket and fire at least one round, striking the man in the dark coat in the head.
The suspect then puts the hood of his coat over his head and calmly walks off as everyone else near the bars front door scatters, including two men who briefly engage in a fist fight.
Police say they got to the scene approximately four minutes after the shooting and found the victim, a 24-year-old man, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.
The suspect is described as a black male between the age of 20 and 30. He was wearing a white hooded coat, light coloured pants, dark shoes and a black satchel.
At this time, witnesses are not forthcoming with information, they said in a statement on Monday.
A man fires a gun at another man outside Sheilas Place in Hamilton on Nov. 16, 2019. (Hamilton Police Service)
Police have released video of an attempted murder at a central Hamilton bar that left a man with a gunshot wound to his head.
A series of three videos from the night the shooting happened show a group of people crowded around the front door of the bar when suddenly one man suddenly draws a weapon and pull the trigger, appearing to hit another man at close range.
The crowd breaks up when the shot is fired and several people throwing punches at each other before running away.
Video: Sheilas Place Shooting
Officers were called to Sheila's Place on King Street East around 2:30 a.m. Saturday after reports of a shooting and say they found a 24-year-old man with an injured head.
Investigators are searching for a black man age 20-30 who was wearing a white, hooded jacket, light-coloured pants, dark shoes and carrying a black satchel.
After firing, one of the video shows the suspect flipping up his hood and walking away from the scene slowly. Police say he was last seen running north on East Avenue.
Police also say witnesses are not cooperating so they're asking anyone who saw the shooting to contact them.
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