Hamilton police release security footage of Sheilas Place shooting suspect – Global News

Hamilton police release security footage of Sheilas Place shooting suspect - Global News
Police release footage of shooting outside Hamilton nightclub
Hamilton police have released security camera footage from an alleged attempted murder at a Central Hamilton club on the weekend.

Detectives say the incident happened during the early morning hours of Saturday at Sheila’s Place/Ellis Kitchen at 455 King St. East.

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.

Police say they arrived on scene around 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 16 and found the victim with an injury to his head.

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 say they have been having trouble finding witnesses, saying in a release that few are “forthcoming with information.”

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.

The suspect is described as a man, between 20 and 30, with a white hooded jacket, light-coloured pants, dark shoes, and wearing a black satchel.

Anyone with information can reach out to police at 905-546-3827, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit an anonymous tip online .

Investigators in Hamilton have released surveillance footage of the moment a man was shot in the head outside a downtown nightclub early on Saturday morning.

Police have released video of an attempted murder at a central Hamilton bar that left a man with a gunshot wound to his head.

Hamilton police say they were called to Sheilas Place at 455 King Street East at 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

The crowd breaks up when the shot is fired and several people throwing punches at each other before running away.

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)