Mississauga drive-by shooting leads to attempted murder charges for Toronto man

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Published December 1, 2021 at 4:47 pm

Police say this Glock handgun was recovered during an investigation into a drive-by shooting in Mississauga on Nov. 12, 2021. (Photo courtesy Peel Regional Police)

An alleged gunman from Toronto is facing attempted murder charges after a drive-by shooting in Mississauga last month.

Peel Regional Police (PRP) say four people were in a vehicle driving along Hwy 401 near Hwy 427 on Nov. 12 around 2:00 a.m. when a second vehicle pulled along side them.

That’s when police say a man in the second car opened fire with a handgun while the vehicles were still in motion.

Police say the target vehicle was hit with multiple bullets, but no one inside was shot.

“Fortunately, the victims in this incident did not suffer any physical injuries but this could have ended in tragedy,” said Dep. Chief Marc Andrews.

PRP say investigators worked with Toronto Police Service and arrested two suspects in the shooting and recovered a Glock handgun.

Ramazan Oksem, 24, of Toronto, has been charged with:

  • Four counts of Attempted Murder Using a Firearm.
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was a Firearm.
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm.
  • Discharge Firearm With Intent.

Police say Oksem appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Wednesday after being held for a bail hearing.

Anna Burriot, 21, of Toronto, has been charged with one count of Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing There was a Firearm.

Burriot was released is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Jan. 25.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact Peel Regional Police at (905)-453–2121 etx. 1233. You can also contact Peel Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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