Hamilton police recovered a hand gun after a high risk take-down Wednesday morning near King st. E and New Mountain rd in Stoney Creek.
Just after 1 am, police officers responded to reports of a man inside a Hamilton cab pointing a gun at another vehicle in the area of Barton st E and Woodward ave.
36 year old Jonathan Tompkins from Brampton has been charged with several firearm related offences.
He appeared in court Wednesday.
No one was injured and police say there is no prior relationship between the accused and the victim.