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4 men charged after gun found at short-term rental property in Etobicoke

Toronto police say they recovered a handgun at a short-term rental property. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Toronto police say four men have been arrested and charged after a gun was found at a short-term rental property in Etobicoke.

Officers responded just after 7 a.m. on Saturday to a residence on Burma Drive, near The Queensway and Royal York Road.

Investigators said they received a call about a number of intoxicated people who were about to drive.

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When officers arrived, they said a loaded handgun was found in the vehicle.

Police have charged Pierre Barthold, 36, Abdul Abdulle, 23, Abdi Hussein, 22, and Faisal Fareed, 22 on several firearm offences.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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