Toronto teenager arrested after carrying a semi-automatic gun downtown

Sep 27 2017, 9:06 pm

Toronto police have charged a 16-year-old boy following an arrest in a firearm investigation.

According to police, the teenager was observed in the Vanualey Walk area around Dundas Street West and Denison Avenue when he was found to be in possession of a Kel Tec, Sub 2000, 9 mm semi-automatic firearm with ammunition.

Police did not release the date that the incident took place.

The boy was arrested and charged with the unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, careless use of a firearm, careless use of ammunition, and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace.

The teenager, who can not be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, appeared in court on Monday, September 25.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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