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Arrest after Shots Fired in Oakville Apartment Building

On Sunday October 3, 2021, at approximately 2:00 am, Halton Regional Police Service officers were contacted regarding a reported sighting of a person with a weapon at an apartment building on Stewart Street in Oakville. Significant police resources attended the building and an investigation confirmed multiple shots had been fired through a door of one of the apartments.


Fortunately there were no physical injuries as a result of the gunfire.


Police arrested a 24 year-old male from Oakville a short time later near the scene. The accused and the target of the shooting are known to one another.


The male has been charged with the following:

  • Possession of a restricted firearm with ammunition

  • Possession of a firearm knowing it is unauthorized

  • Possession contrary to order CC 117.01(1)

  • Discharge firearm with intent

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm

  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon

  • Careless use of firearm


The accused was held pending a bail hearing on October 4, 2021.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2216


Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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