York Region police investigating a shooting death at a Whitchurch-Stouffville house party.

York Regional Police responded to a residence located at 6336 Bloomington Road East, on May 3rd at approximately 4:00am on report of a shooting.

Police arrived at the scene to find a male victim deceased. Police said the investigation has lead them to believe that there may have been a party that had taken place at the residence that was rented out for the night. Police then responded to a to a residence on Bethesda Road for a “suspicious person” at 4:30am. It has been reported that two men who had been knocking on doors looking for someone to call them a taxi.

On arrival, police located the two men hiding in bushes, both men were placed under arrest.. A gun was found near the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865

Update May 9th
The victim has been identified as Rizwaan Abookbabar Wadee, 18, of Vaughan. YRP have issued a Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Jahdea Paterson,18, who is wanted for 1st Degree Murder following shooting at a house party in Stouffville. Paterson should be considered armed and dangerous & anyone assisting him could face criminal charges. Call 866-876-5423 x7865

Update May 10: 18-year-old Jadea PATERSON who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for First Degree Murder turned himself in.