Durham police recovered a gun after a shooting in Pickering.
They were called around 4 p.m. Sunday to Spruce Hill Road in the area of Finch Avenue and Whites Road for a shooting in the area.
Investigators found shell casings nearby, but the suspects had fled the scene.
Later, police stopped a vehicle and the driver was arrested.
Officers seized cannabis, a handgun and ammunition.
Josiah French, 21, of Toronto faces 11 charges including possess illicit cannabis, possess for the purpose of selling, tampering with serial number and unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle.
He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Det. MacKinnon of West Division Criminal Investigation Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2529.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
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