UPDATE | Latest on St. Catharines Shooting

The hunt for two men wanted in a daylight shooting in downtown St.Catharines continues.

Police are looking for two men after three men were shot in the Niagara and Church Street area at 3:45 yesterday afternoon.

Niagara Regional Police Constable Phil Gavin joining CKTB's Tom McConnell this afternoon commenting on the shocking incident.

Gavin says they are looking for two black men in their early 20's, who are considered armed and should not be approached. (Detailed description below)

Of the three men injured, two were airlifted to Hamilton hospital with critical injuries while the third suffered minor injuries.

Police are still waiting on a search warrant for one property of concern. 

While police believe this was a targeted attack, it is still a very disturbing event for the city of St.Catharines.

Victim Services Niagara is offering help to anyone directly or indirectly impacted by the Thursday incident.

They say when violence like this occurs it can be very scary for many and may also bring up past trauma and if you need help you can contact a 24/7 referral line at 905- 682-2626 for support.

Another news conference will be held today.


First Suspect - Black, early 20s, 511, dark complexion, short hair, earrings, slim build, black shirt with white writing on front, black shorts to above knee with white on sides, change in pockets. 

Second Suspect - Black , early 20s, 63, muscular build, dread locks in pony tail tucked  up inside black hat, black shirt, grey track pants. 

Both suspects are considered armed and should not be approached.  If located, residents are asked to call 911 immediately.