Police investigate shooting on Lane Street in Hamilton on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.

UPDATE: Two people shot while sitting in vehicle in Hamilton alley

Two people were sitting in a car in an alley near the 1200 block of Lane Street, “and they were shot while they were sitting in a car by somebody,” said Hamilton police Sgt. Rich Burkhardt. 

The woman was shot in the leg and transported to Fort Hamilton Hospital. Burkhardt said the man was grazed, possibly in the arm. 

“Somebody approached them while they were parked in the car,” he said.


Police responded to a report of someone shot in the leg in the 1200 block of Lane Street in Hamilton at about 11 a.m. today.

Police spokesman Sgt. Rich Burkhardt said not much was known about what happened, because officers had just recently arrived at the scene.

Lane Street is east of downtown, between South 2nd Street and Central Avenue.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.

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