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Loaded firearm seized,
Willowridge Road,
Man, 22, faces six charges



Broadcast time: 10:18
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

23 Division
416-808-2300

Case #: 2017-1234836


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest and the seizure of a firearm.

It is alleged that:

- on Monday, July 10, 2017, at approximately noon, neighbourhood officers were on Willowridge Road

- the officers observed a man getting out of a car, appearing to be armed

- the officers approached the man to investigate

It is further alleged that:

- the man had a loaded, 9mm Taurus firearm in his waistband

Abdullahi Hashi, 22, of Toronto, was arrested and has been charged with:

1) Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
2) Possession of a Firearm Knowing Its Possession in Unauthorized
3) Possession of a Loaded Prohibited/Restricted Firearm
4) Careless Use of a Firearm
5) Fail to Comply with Probation
6) Fail to Comply with Recognizance

He is scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 10 a.m., courtroom 206.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2300, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Detective Bronagh Fynes, 23 Division




Loaded firearm seized,
Willowridge Road,
Man, 22, faces six charges



Loaded 9mm Taurus firearm seized by police
Above: Loaded 9mm Taurus firearm seized by police