‘Reckless’ gunfire in broad daylight leads to charges for man from Caledon

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Published April 1, 2024 at 2:52 pm

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Police have laid multiple firearms-related charges against a Caledon man after what investigators are calling a “reckless” shooting incident last week.

The OPP says officers were called to the area of Dominion Street and Forks of the Credit Road in Caledon around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday after receiving reports of what sounded like gunfire.

Officers descended on the location and investigators say a 23-year-old male from Caledon was arrested without incident.

Police didn’t say how many shots were fired in the incident but said no injuries were reported.

“Nobody was harmed as a result of the call for service, and the Caledon OPP considers this an isolated incident with no outstanding threat to public safety,” police said in a release.

The OPP has charged Simran Sidhu, 23, of Caledon with one count each of careless use of a firearm and reckless discharge of a firearm.

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on April 25 to answer the charges.

Anyone with information about this investigation can contact the OPP toll-free anywhere in Ontario by calling 1-888-310-1122. Anonymous tips may also be submitted by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca.

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