6 people arrested following series of shootings in Peel Region – Toronto

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Six men face more than 30 charges in total following a three-month investigation by Peel Regional Police into a spate of gun violence.

Separate shootings between August 13 and October 3 this year saw several homes and vehicles hit by gunfire, and a 27-year-old man was seriously injured, according to police.

They say six suspects, all men between the ages of 19 and 21, have been arrested on a range of charges including attempted murder and various weapons offences.

All six were held pending a bail hearing.

In addition to the arrests, police said officers also seized four illegal handguns and more than 50 cartridges.

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The investigation involved officers from the 22nd Division Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), 11th Division CIB, Specialized Bureau of Law Enforcement, Intelligence, Emergency Support Services and uniform patrol.


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