Man found dead outside his home on the Hamilton Mountain

Police are currently investigating the city’s 13th homicide of the year.

A 39-year-old man was found outside his home by his wife and neighbour on the Hamilton Mountain around 6:30 a.m Friday.

Officers were called to the area of Richwill Rd. and West 4th St. and found a male lying on the road outside his residence. He was transported to hospital where he died.

Police believe this is a targeted shooting.

Richwill Rd. has been closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Police are asking residents to avoid the area.

Police are asking the public for any video captured in the area between 5:00 a.m to 7:00 a.m. If you have any information that could help police with the investigation call 905-546-4067.