Highway 27 and Finch Avenue West Area,
Two people arrested and charged,
Firearm and Ammunition recovered
Broadcast time: 18:57
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Case #: 2018-1378076
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of two arrests in a firearm investigation.
It is alleged that:
- on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 2:40 a.m., police responded to a person with a gun call in the Highway 27 and Finch Avenue West area,
- an altercation ensued after a heated argument outside of a licensed establishment
- an 18-year-old man and a 39-year-old man were found to be in joint possession of a firearm and discharged two rounds into a group of people
- no one was injured
- officers located the two men and seized a loaded Intratec TEC-DC9 semi-automatic pistol, with thirty rounds of 9mm ammunition in the magazine
Inderpaul Flora, 39, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
1. Two counts of Discharge firearm being reckless as to life or safety of another
2. Careless use, storage, handling firearm
3. Possess restricted or prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a license and registration certificate
4. Possess loaded regulated firearm
5. Possess a firearm obtained by crime
6. Transfer a firearm without authority
7. Possession of prohibited/restricted firearm
8. Two counts of possess a firearm while prohibited
Justin Singh, 18, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
1. Possess restricted or prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a license and registration certificate
2. Possess loaded regulated firearm
3. Possess a firearm obtained by crime
The two men appeared in Old City Hall court, on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 10 a.m., in room 101.
Police are also urging anyone who witnessed the shooting, recorded video on their cell phone or dash-camera in the area, or anyone who may have any information regarding this firearm investigation, to contact police as soon as possible.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Gary Long, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Dan Pitre, West Command, Gun Violence Suppression Unit, 31 Division