SIU Investigates Cambridge Incident
A 39-year old-Cambridge man suspected in the homicide of Helen Schaller has died.
Waterloo Regional Police say the man was taken to hospital Saturday with critical injuries after suffering from what they believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
He died on Sunday.
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Waterloo Region, Ontario – On April 27, 2019, at approximately 11 a.m., the Waterloo Regional Police Service was conducting an investigation in the area of Franklin Boulevard and Savage Drive in Cambridge in connection to a male who was wanted on numerous outstanding criminal charges.
A 39-year old-Cambridge male suspected in the homicide of Helen Schaller was taken to hospital Saturday with critical injuries after suffering what Waterloo Regional Police believe is a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The incident began around 11 a.m. when police learned a man wanted on "numerous outstanding criminal charges" was in a vehicle at a gas station parking lot on Franklin Boulevard, near Savage Drive, and dispatched an Emergency Response Team.
Emergency Response Team officers located the male in a wooded area with what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Waterloo Regional Police officers provided medical assistance and the male was transported to Cambridge Memorial Hospital and later Hamilton General Hospital.
As a result, Waterloo Regional Police notified the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), which has invoked their mandate.
No further information can be provided by the Waterloo Regional Police Service at this time. Any further inquiries may be directed to SIU Communications at (416) 622-2342.