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2 charged with attempted murder, firearms seized during investigation into Brampton shooting

One of the firearms police say was seized during the investigation. Handout / Peel Regional Police

Peel Regional Police say two men have been charged with attempted murder and several firearms have been seized during an investigation into the shooting of a 19-year-old man last summer.

Police said they were called to a business on Hale Road in Brampton around 7:50 p.m. on Aug. 22, near Glidden Road.

Officers said the victim and two other men were involved in an altercation and the victim was shot.

Police said the suspects fled in a vehicle and the 19-year-old man was taken to a trauma centre.

Read more: 19-year-old man in life-threatening condition after shooting in Brampton: police

During the investigation into the shooting, officers executed search warrants in Mississauga and Brampton resulting in firearms being seized and two men being arrested, police said.

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Thirty-three-year-old Toronto resident Winward Saunders has been charged with attempted murder using a firearm, aggravated assault, and 26 other firearm-related offences.

Thirty-one-year-old Brampton resident Neil Wilson has been charged with attempted murder using a firearm, aggravated assault, and six other firearm-related offences.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 905-453–2121, ext. 2233 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

The scene of the shooting in Brampton on Aug. 22. Andrew Collins / Global News

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