Investigators have made an arrest as a result of a shooting from last year in Oshawa.
On Friday, August 28, 2020 at approximately 4 a.m., officers were called to a disturbance on Frederick Mason Drive in Oshawa. This is a residential street in the Harmony Road North and Coldstream Drive area of north Oshawa.
A 23-year-old male reported arriving home just before 4 a.m. when he was approached by several unknown males, who assaulted him and tried to take his jewelry and shoes. He was struck on the head by an object and later went to hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury. The victim’s father tried to intervene during the altercation and was struck by a suspect’s vehicle. He received medical attention at the scene.
It is believed one of the suspects fired a gun at the house while leaving the scene in a vehicle.
With the assistance of the Offender Management Unit, investigators arrested the suspect who faces numerous charges.
Eden HAMILTON, age 38 of Lisgar Drive in Mississauga faces numerous charges including: Assault with a Weapon; Assault Cause Bodily Harm x2; Robbery with an Offensive Weapon; Possess Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace; Use of a Firearm During the Commission of an offence; Possess Loaded Restricted or Prohibited Firearm and Fail to Comply.
He was held for a bail hearing.
This is an ongoing investigation and more suspects are being sought.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Hilliard of the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1657.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
ORIGIANL MEDIA RELEASE SENT ON AUGUST 28, 2020
Gun Fired During Disturbance on Oshawa Street