Oakville man arrested after firing through door at local apartment building

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Published October 4, 2021 at 3:27 pm

Halton Regional Police have arrested a 24-year-old Oakville man involved in a shooting incident on Sunday afternoon.

Police were contacted Sunday at approximately 2 p.m. after receiving a report of a man with a gun at an apartment building located on Stewart Street in Oakville.

A large police presence went to the apartment where an investigation confirmed that multiple shorts had been fired through a door of one of the apartments.

There were no physical injuries as a result of the gunfire.

Police would arrest a 24-year-old man, from Oakville, near the scene a short time later.

The accused and the target of the shooting are known to one another.

The male has been charged with the following:

  • Possession of a restricted firearm with ammunition
  • Possession of a firearm knowing it is unauthorized
  • Possession contrary to order CC 117.01(1)
  • Discharge firearm with intent
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Careless use of firearm

The accused was held pending a bail hearing on Monday.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2216.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-9477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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