01/08/2015 11:34 EST | Updated 03/10/2015 05:59 EDT

Fatal shooting on Madison Avenue

A man is dead after a shooting in Hamilton's east end. 

Police responded a report of a shooting at 28 Madison Ave. just before 10 p.m. on Thursday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and police secured the area for the investigation. 

The shooting marks the city's first homicide of the year.