Hamilton police update to media about Emerald Street shooting (Friday 21:23EDT)

The following statement was sent to media by Hamilton police at 21:23 tonight:

Update: June 15th, 2012

Hamilton, On

Hamilton Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the attempt murder of a 47 year old Hamilton man that occurred on the morning of June 15th, 2012.  The victim is currently in surgery and his status is unknown.

A male who investigators believe is one of the two wanted in connection with this attack has been arrested and is currently in police custody being questioned.  His identity is not being released pending charges being laid.

Police are still seeking the identity of a second male as well as a female who was seen leaving the area with the two suspects.  Police believe they may know who this female is.

This attack is believed to be targeted against the victim, who knew his attackers.  The two individuals still at large should be considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached.  Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective David Oleniuk at 905-546-3874 or Crimestoppers at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.