The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a firearm investigation.
It is alleged that:
- the accused was observed by police in the Dundas Street West and Denison Avenue area, in particular in the Vanauley Walk area.
- he was found to be in possession of a Kel Tec, Sub 2000, 9 mm semi-automatic firearm with ammunition
The boy, 16, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
1) Unauthorized possession of a firearm
2) Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
3) Careless use of a firearm
4) Careless use of ammunition
5) Possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace
He was scheduled to appear in court at 311 Jarvis Street, on Monday, September 25, 2017, 9 a.m., room 1.
He cannot be identified under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.