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Man charged with 4 counts of attempted murder in Highway 401 shooting, Peel police say – Toronto

A man has been charged with four counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting on Highway 401 last month, Peel Regional Police say.

Police said in a statement Wednesday that on Nov. 12, four victims were in a vehicle near an entertainment establishment at Atlantic Drive and Enterprise Road in Mississauga.

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The statement said that at around 2 a.m., the victims’ vehicle was travelling on Highway 401 near Highway 427 when a second vehicle pulled up beside them and a gun was fired, hitting the victims’ vehicle “numerous” times.

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“Fortunately, the victims in this incident did not suffer any physical injuries but this could have ended in tragedy,” Deputy Chief of Community Policing Operations Marc Andrews said.

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Andrews said Peel police worked with the Toronto Police Service to identify and arrest two suspects.

Twenty-four-year-old Toronto resident Ramazan Oksem has been arrested. He is facing numerous charges including four counts of attempted murder using a firearm, one count of possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm, and one count of discharging a firearm with intent.

Twenty-one-year-old Toronto resident Anna Burriot was also arrested. She was charged with being the occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm.

Police said a firearm was also seized.


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