Man kidnapped in deadly double shooting near Mount Hope

Hamilton police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man, kidnapped from his home near Mount Hope, after two others were shot Thursday morning in a home invasion.

Police were called to the Glancaster Road and Dickenson Road area in Mount Hope at 2:55 a.m. to receive reports of a shooting.

At the scene, officers found two men in their 20s with gunshot wounds. Both were rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Since then, a man has died from his injuries, police said. A third man was forcibly removed from the home in a dark van and remains missing.

Police say the abductee is 63-year-old Faqir Ali. He is described as five foot seven and 180 pounds, with a medium complexion and thinning black hair. He was wearing black and white checkered pajama bottoms and no shirt when they took him out of his house.

Investigators believe this was a managed incident.

There will be a large police presence in the area on Thursday and police are asking the public to stay away.

Hamilton police felonies are investigating. If you have any information that you think could help the police with the investigation, you are asked to call Det. Lisa Chambers at 905-546-3863.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or send your anonymous tips online.

Contact The Spectator newsroom at 905-526-3420 or [email protected]

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