- Toronto police arrested two 18-year-old men on Monday and charged one of them with numerous offences after a handgun was pointed at pursuing officers.
- Patrol officers were in the area of Tobermory Drive and Finch Avenue West Monday when police said they spotted two young men and approached them.
- Police said the pair fled in separate directions, with one of them running through a community park, into a ravine behind an adjacent building. When officers caught up to the man in the ravine, he allegedly drew a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at officers.
- The officers urged the man to drop the gun, and he complied, tossing the handgun aside.
- Both men were taken into custody. Police seized a loaded 9mm handgun and a quantity of marijuana.
- Derick Freeman, of Toronto, faces 14 charges including pointing a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon and possession for the purpose of trafficking.
- Dominic Wright, 18, of Toronto, was charged with possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime and possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking.
- Both men appeared in court at Old City Hall Tuesday, July 7 at 10 a.m.
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