Arrest and Charges for Eiffel Avenue shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 1, 2016        11:40am         

 (Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service Guns & Gangs Unit investigated the shooting incident from Monday, March 28th, resulting in the arrest of Hafta F MIKAIL, 30 of Ottawa. 

MIKAIL is charged with:

  • Discharging a Firearm being Reckless as to the Life or Safety of another person
  • Careless use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device
  • Possession of a Weapon / Dangerous to Public Peace
  • Carrying concealed Weapon
  • Possession Restricted or Prohibited Firearm without Holding a Licence and Registration Certificate
  • Unlicensed Person Possession of a Prohibited / Restricted Weapon
  • Possession of a Restricted or Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a Licence and Registration Certificate
  • Occupying Motor Vehicle with a Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Regulated Firearm
  • Possession Firearm, while Prohibited
  • Common Nuisance / Endangering Lives or Safety of Public 

MIKAIL was in court yesterday March 31st, 2016.  



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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday March 28, 2016    12:50pm 

Shooting Investigations on Eiffel Avenue and Vaughn Side Road

Ottawa – On Monday March 28th 2016 at approximately 9:00am, Ottawa Police Service were called to the 900 block of Eiffel Avenue in relation to the sound of a gunshot.  Ottawa Police attended the scene and confirmed there was evidence of a shooting.  No persons were injured in relation to the incident and the investigation is ongoing.  

Ottawa Police are also advising that on March 18th 2016 the Ottawa Police were called to the 4000 block of Vaughn Side Road in the City of Ottawa regarding a shooting.  Ottawa Police attended the scene and were able to locate evidence of a shooting and this matter is also being investigated.  There were no injuries reported in this matter aswell. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050.   Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-8477 or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.



Guns and Gangs Unit

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5050