Mississauga Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Toronto Shooting


A 22-year-old Mississauga man is facing 18 charges - including attempted murder - in connection with a shooting in Scarborough which injured two men.

Toronto police were dispatched to a call at 880 Ellesmere Rd. on May 5 at 12:40 p.m.

That’s a plaza near Kennedy Rd.

Officers found two men with apparent gunshot wounds.

The victims were transported to hospital where they were treated.

Bilal Haq was arrested on May 8.

He’s charged with:

1) two counts of attempt murder  

2) Discharge firearm with intent to endanger life

3) Careless use of a firearm

4) Careless storage of a firearm

5) Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition

6) Carrying a concealed weapon

7) Unauthorized possession of a firearm

8) Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized

9) Unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle

10) Possession of a loaded prohibited firearm

11) Possession of a firearm obtained by crime

12) Possession of a firearm knowing serial number has been tampered with

13) Possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order

14) Fail to comply with recognizance

15) Possession for the purpose of trafficking 

16) Possession of a controlled substance 

17) Possession of proceeds of crime

He’s scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Tuesday. Anyone with information is asked to phone 416-808-4100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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