Two men facing charges after police seize gun in Barrhaven investigation
Ottawa Police seized a crime gun during an investigation on Palmadeo Drive. (Photo courtesy: Ottawa Police)
OTTAWA -- Ottawa Police say officers discovered information on how to construct a machine pistol while conducting an investigation at a Barrhaven home.
On May 23, the Gungs and Gangs Unit executed a search warrant at a home on Palmadeo Drive and arrested two men.
A crime gun was also seized during the search.
“The search resulted in the seizure of information indicating how to construct a machine pistol, a partially-constructed machine pistol and several blank rounds used for testing purposes,” said Ottawa Police in a statement.
“Furthermore, the officers discovered a makeshift machine shop in the garage of the residence.”
Hazem Elashry, 18, of Ottawa and Andi Iacob, 20, of Ottawa are charged with unauthorized manufacture of a firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm.