Police seize three loaded firearms after shooting and traffic stop in Mississauga
Published June 7, 2022 at 2:16 pm
Police say they seized three loaded firearms within six days following multiple gun-related incidents in Mississauga.
The first incident took place on Saturday, May 28, when officers responded to the area of Aquitaine Boulevard and Montevideo Road for a report of gunshots.
Police located a victim in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.
“One victim was seriously injured, and officers immediately arrested two involved parties and recovered a Glock 17 pistol,” said police.
Shortly after 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, officers conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle after receiving a report of two suspicious males in the area of Enfield Place and Hurontario Street.
Officers allegedly located a Glock 22 and a Glock 21 pistol, which led them to arrest the driver and occupant.
24 year old Toronto man Chunell Phillips and 22 year old Vaughan man Jahvon Anderson were charged with:
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
- Tampering with VIN
- Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm (2 counts)
- Possession of a Restricted Firearm Knowing the Person is not the Holder Licence (2 counts)
- Unauthorized Possession in Motor Vehicle (2 counts)
- Possession Contrary to Order (2 counts)
They were held for a bail hearing and attended the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.
“I am proud of our frontline officer’s tireless efforts to keep our community safe. Illegal firearm possession and gun violence will not be tolerated in our community,” said Peel Regional Police Superintendent David Kennedy.
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