A London man who was arrested in Brampton on Monday has been charged with attempted murder and human trafficking, along with dozens of other offences.
Peel regional police say a 19-year-old woman was approached at gunpoint “for the purposes of working in the sex trade” on Aug. 3.
Two days later, her 20-year-old cousin was shot near Fletchers Creek Boulevard and Williams Parkway at 3:30 a.m. He was treated for his injuries in hospital.
A warrant was issued for a suspect’s arrest on Sept. 15, and he was arrested in Brampton on Monday.
Chevan Dennis, of London, faces a total of 38 counts — 28 separate charges — including attempted murder using a firearm, various charges related to human trafficking and firearms, sexual assault with a firearm, aggravated assault and forcible confinement.
Peel police are asking anyone with information to reach out to investigators or call Crime Stoppers anonymously.