Man, 22, arrested after firearm discharged in Whitby: police

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A 22-year-old man from Whitby has been charged after allegedly discharging a firearm, police say.

Durham Regional Police said on Wednesday at around 10:35 p.m., officers received a report that shots had been fired in the Dundas Street and Halls Road area.

“Officers searched the area and located evidence of a shooting,” police said in a news release. “The suspect shot at an occupied vehicle.”

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Police said none of the three occupants were injured.

According to police, the suspect was located nearby and was arrested.

Officers said a handgun was seized.

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According to police, 22-year-old Seth Bibby from Whitby is now facing “numerous firearms-related offences,” including possession of a firearm contrary to order, carrying a concealed weapon, and reckless discharge of a firearm.

He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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