_ (press release) _ (Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit has charged two males from a Jasmine Crescent shooting investigation from Tuesday, August 2
At approximately 7:30am, Patrol and Tactical officers attended a unit on the 4
floor of an apartment building in the 1900 block of Jasmine Crescent regarding a shooting complaint. Residents from the third floor had received a single gunshot through their ceiling. No one was injured.
Two males were arrested inside the apartment. Guns and Gangs Unit conducted a warrant and have seized a substantial quantity of different types of drugs and $1100 in Canadian currency.
Alexandre McCARRON, 20 of Ottawa, was charged with:
* Discharge a restricted firearm or a prohibited firearm x 1
Michael McLeonard GAYLE, 27 of Ottawa, was charged with:
* Discharge a firearm in a reckless manner x 1 * Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 x 1 * Possession of schedule II substance x 1 * Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking x 3 * Possession of a schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking x 1 * Possession of a schedule IV substance for the purpose of trafficking x 2
This investigation is ongoing, as more people are thought to be involved. No other details can be released.
McCARRON, and GAYLE will be in show cause court Wednesday, August 3
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.