A man has been charged with four counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting on the 401 freeway last month, Peel regional police say.
Police said in a statement Wednesday that on November 12, four victims were in a vehicle near an entertainment establishment on Atlantic Drive and Enterprise Road in Mississauga.
The statement says that around 2 am, the victims ‘vehicle was traveling on Highway 401 near Highway 427 when a second vehicle pulled up beside it and a gun was fired, striking the victims’ vehicle in “numerous” numbers. occasions.
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“Fortunately, the victims of this incident were not physically injured, but this could have ended in tragedy,” said Deputy Chief of Community Police Operations Marc Andrews.
Andrews said Peel police worked with the Toronto Police Service to identify and arrest two suspects.
Ramazan Oksem, a 24-year-old Toronto resident, has been arrested. He faces numerous charges, including four counts of attempted murder with a firearm, one count of possession of a prohibited or restricted loaded firearm, and one count of intentionally firing a firearm.
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Anna Burriot, a 21-year-old Toronto resident, was also arrested. She was accused of being an occupant of a motor vehicle knowing that there was a firearm.
Police said a firearm was also seized.
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