Brampton man charged in hold-up at T.O. store
A Toronto police cruiser is pictured in this file photo. (CP24/Tom Stefanac)
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, December 31, 2012 2:32PM EST
TORONTO - A 35-year-old man is facing multiple charges after a shooting in a Toronto convenience store over the weekend.
Police allege that a man walked into the north Toronto store on Sunday, pointed a gun at an employee and asked for cash.
During the hold-up, the man allegedly shot a cigarette case with a handgun.
He then fled the scene without any cash.
Police say a suspect was arrested shortly afterwards by plainclothes officers.
Carlos Gomez, of Brampton, faces 11 charges including robbery while armed with a firearm, breaching probation, discharging a firearm and endangering life.