A pair of suspects in a late November shooting on the west side of Hamilton saw their charges improved, according to police.

The Nov. 25 incident involved a 22-year-old man discovered by emergency crews with non-life-threatening injuries on the roads of Old Guelph and York just after 9:30 a.m. M.

Hamilton paramedics say the wounded man was in serious but stable condition as a result of gunshot wounds.

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1 sent to hospital in West Hamilton shooting near York Road

A 31-year-old Hamilton man now faces eight charges, including assault with a weapon and attempted death.

Another 32-year-old Hamilton man faces four charges, including aggravated assault and firing a firearm with intent to injure.

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Combined, the two face 12 counts. The couple initially had eight offenses between them.

Detectives say the defendant and the wounded man know each other and believe the incident was a target.

The investigation is ongoing.

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