A 15-year-old male is in custody after police were called to the area of Home Street and Ellice Avenue for the report of gunshots around 1:00 am on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.
Police say that when officers arrived in the area they spotted a vehicle at a gas bar. As the officers approached the driver he immediately drove away in the vehicle. The male driver and a male passenger abandoned the vehicle near William Avenue and Tecumseh Street. Police were able to take the driver into custody but the passenger was able to get away. A search of the vehicle uncovered a loaded handgun.
The driver was charged with a number of firearm and driving-related offences.
Police continue to investigate.
© News4.ca 2021