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Oshawa teen accused of having loaded gun during fight

A 17-year-old teen is facing numerous firearm-related charges after Durham police allegedly found a loaded handgun on him during a fight.

On Sunday, Nov. 3 at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers responded to report of a fight on Dean Avenue in Oshawa. Police located the two teens involved in the fight, and police say one of the males was in possession of a loaded firearm and cocaine. He was arrested and the handgun was seized.

The 17-year-old resident of Oshawa is charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and also faces numerous gun-related charges. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Collins of Central East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5200.