Police make arrest in fatal weekend shooting in Cambridge

Waterloo Regional Police arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in Cambridge on Saturday night.

On Sunday morning, police said they had grounds to charge 18-year-old Alex Resendes of Cambridge with second-degree murder in connection with the incident.

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They said officers were called to a home on Birkinshaw Road, near Water Street South and Myers Road, at around 9:20 p.m. on Saturday for reports of gunshots.

Officers found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police believe the victim likely knew his killer.

This is the seventh homicide and 12th shooting of the year in Waterloo Region.

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