Tsegai Ghebreigziabiher of Toronto charged with firearm offences

On Sunday, September 26, 2010, at approximately 3 a.m., police responded to a shooting call in the Shaw Street/Bloor Street West area.

It is alleged that:

– a 30-year-old man and friends were at a party on Bloor Street West, along with the suspect,

– the group left the party and got into a car parked on Bloor Street West, when the suspect followed the group and approached their car,

– a verbal argument unsued and shots were fired,

– the victim, 30, was shot and rushed to hospital via emergency run.

On Wednesday, October 6, 2010, police arrested and charged Tsegai Ghebreigziabiher, 26, of Toronto, with:

1) Robbery while armed with firearm,
2) Pointing a firearm,
3) Attempted murder,
4) Discharge firearm endanger life,
5) Aggravated assault,
6) Assault with weapon,
7) Weapons Dangerous,
8) Firearm careless storage,
9) Firearm careless use,
10) Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition,
11) Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized,
12) Unauthorized possession of a firearm,
13) Possession of firearm contrary to prohibition order.

He was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall, on Thursday, October 7, 2010, room 101, at 10 a.m.

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