Waterloo Regional Police Continuing to Investigate a Fatal Shooting in Cambridge

Media Release

Waterloo Region, Ontario Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred in Cambridge on July 31, 2019.

Initial reports reveal that two groups of males, in two separate vehicles, met at a plaza in the area of Franklin Boulevard and Jamieson Parkway. An altercation ensued and as a result, one male was shot.

At approximately 7:40 p.m., police responded to the plaza, where they located a male with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

The victim has been identified as Kyle Parthe, a 20-year-old Cambridge male.

Investigators believe two males were involved in the incident and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying them. They are described as:

Suspect one:

  • Male, black, with no facial hair, a puffy face and black hair.

Suspect two:

  • Male, black, 25-30 years, wearing glasses.

Both males then fled the area in a black BMW sedan.

Police would like to speak to a potential witness who was seen leaving the area on foot at the time of the incident. He later took a taxi cab to Weber Street East in Kitchener and then fled on foot. The male is encouraged to contact police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191.

Police believe that the persons involved in this incident are known to each other. However, are reminding the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious person(s) or activity to police.

Members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Major Crime Unit, General Detectives and Forensic Identification Unit continue to investigate the incident. There will be a police presence in the area as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information with regards to this incident is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Media Inquiries:

Ashley Dietrich
Constable
Public Information Officer, Executive Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8285
ashley.dietrich@wrps.on.ca

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