Mississauga Woman Charged in Connection With Toronto Shooting

Published April 8, 2019 at 3:46 pm


A man and a Mississauga woman have been arrested in connection with a shooting incident.

On Saturday, April 6, at 3:22 pm, Toronto Police officers responded to a call reporting sounds of gunshots in the area of Bloor Street West and Spadina Avenue.

Police say that Steve Andrade, 41, of Toronto allegedly climbed to the roof of a building and shot a 9mm handgun three times in an unknown direction. Police say the accused attempted to hide the weapon in a trash can as police arrived. Officers recovered the loaded handgun shortly after.

No injuries were reported, but the accused has been charged with several offenses including, using a firearm carelessly, possessing a firearm without a license, possessing a loaded firearm and more. 

Police say Dalma Becsei, 48, of Mississauga was also charged in with unsafe storage of a firearm, possession of a firearm contrary to license and transference of a firearm without authority.

The accused will both be appeared in court Sunday April 7. 

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