Man charged after police seize loaded gun

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A London man is facing charges after police seized a loaded handgun.

According to police, a man was arrested in relation to an ongoing investgation.

When the man was arrested, police seized a .22 calibre handgun and a magazine that was loaded with six bullets.

A 26-year-old man is charged with two counts of careless storage of a firearm, and one count each of unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, unauthorized possession of ammunition, possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm without a licence, and failing to comply with a release order.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in online anonymously to London Elgin Middlesex Crime Stoppers.