Two Kitchener men arrested after shooting vehicle in Toronto

Sep 20 2018, 3:48 pm

Two Kitchener men have been arrested after shooting a parked car several times at a Toronto townhouse complex.

According to police, the incident took place on Wednesday,  September 19, 2018, at 5:40 am. Two men drove to the Jane Street and Steeles Avenue West area and allegedly fired several shots at a parked vehicle. The men then fled the scene.

Toronto police and Waterloo Regional Police Service worked on the case and located the two suspects separately at different residents.

22-year old, Tyler Hewitt-Debrusk of Kitchener, has been charged with discharging a firearm into a place/reckless to others, possessing a loaded regulated firearm, occupying a motor vehicle with a firearm, and possession of a restricted firearm without holding a licence and registration certificate.

Zachariah Deveau, 22, of Kitchener faces 17 charges including two counts of careless storage of a firearm, careless storage of ammunition, possessing a loaded regulated firearm, occupying a motor vehicle with a firearm, and discharging a firearm into a place/reckless to others.

During the search, police also seized the following items:

  • A 9mm Walther P38 handgun
  • A .22 calibre Black and Owen revolver
  • A semi-automatic assault rifle
  • Quantities of various calibres of ammunition

Both men are scheduled to appear in court on September 20. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at

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