Update Arrest made – Police searching for Alex Resendes in relation to a fatal shooting of Mark Chaves Cambridge Ontario

 Waterloo Regional Police responded to report of a shooting at a residence on Birkinshaw Road, Cambridge on October 17th at approximately 9:20pm.

Police arrived to find 19-year-old Mark Chaves suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Waterloo Regional Police are searching for Alex Resendes, 18, from Cambridge for second-degree murder in connection to the shooting. Resendes was last seen in the area of Myers Road and Highway 24 in Cambridge. He is described as five feet eight inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing dark running shoes, khaki or blue jeans and no shirt when he was last seen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the WRPS Major Crime Branch at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191.

WRPS said they have made an arrest in connection to the homicide on Birkinshaw Rd. in Cambridge. There is no concern for public safety in relation to this incident.

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