TORONTO, Ont. – Several of the city’s public housing buildings were raided by police, Friday morning, and various weapons were seized.
There are reports Toronto Police from 31 and 23 Divisions found guns in common areas of the buildings.
Officers were also searching for drugs, looking in hidden areas, such as inside air ducts or behind ceiling tiles.
Toronto Community Housing released a statement on the raid, saying they were pleased with the removal of weapons, and that “it demonstrates the strong partnership between Toronto Police and our Community Safety Unit in working together to make our community safer for residents.”
The raids follow three deadly shootings in TCHC properties over the past two months. All three victims were 15 years old.