ONTARIO: Gurarpan Aulakh, 23, of Brampton arrested for attempted murder

ONTARIO’S Peel Regional Police investigators from the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested and charged a man regarding an attempted murder investigation.

On Saturday, August 19 between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m., an altercation occurred between two individuals in the area of Tomken Road and Derry Road East in the City of Mississauga. During the altercation, the accused allegedly discharged a firearm and struck the victim in the chest.

The victim attended a hospital and his injuries were deemed non-life-threatening.

On Monday, August 21, with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police and Thunder Bay Police Service, the accused was arrested for attempted murder.

Gurarpan Aulakh, a 23-year-old man from Brampton, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Attempt to commit murder with a firearm
  • Discharging firearm with the intent to wound, maim, or disfigure
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Utter threats to cause death
  • Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Carry concealed weapon
  • Unauthorized possession of a restricted firearm;
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle
  • Pointing a firearm

He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information including video surveillance, dashcam, or digital video footage is encouraged to contact 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau officers at 905-453-2121, extension 2233.  Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).