The family of a teenage boy killed in a homicide in Hamilton on Friday are describing him as a loving son and brother.
The 17-year old Keden Bond died Friday in a triple shooting.
The Hamilton Police Service identified Bond on Monday, sharing pictures of the victim and a statement with permission from the family.
On August 6, Hamilton police responded to reports of a shooting in Stoney Creek in the rear parking lot at 288 Mud Street West, near Paramount Drive, at about 7:30 p.m.
Two suspects allegedly approached three people who were standing in the parking lot and fired multiple shots at them, according to police.
Three male victims were found with gunshot wounds, including Bond, who was found without vital signs.
Bond was transported to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, officers said.
Another man aged 35 suffered “life-altering” injuries in the incident as per Hamilton police, whereas a 25-year-old victim was treated for his injuries and has since been released from hospital.
Bond was born and raised in Hamilton and had recently graduated from high school.
“He is described as a loving son and brother and was aspiring to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps to become an electrician,” a release on his identification said.
Bond’s family is requesting privacy at this moment.
Police are asking anyone with info to contact investigators.