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Fatal shooting in Cambridge was likely ‘targeted’: police

Waterloo Regional Police say that Kurt McKechnie knew the people that were seen fleeing the home on Southwood Drive. The Canadian Press / Francis Vachon/File

Waterloo Regional Police believe that a recent fatal shooting in Cambridge was a targeted killing.

Police said Monday that four people were seen fleeing a home on Southwood Drive after Kurt McKechnie was gunned down last Thursday.

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Police say that McKechnie knew the four people.

Police found McKechnie at the home suffering from serious injuries around 6:25 a.m. He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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A day later, a post-mortem was conducted which confirmed that he was killed by gunshot wounds.

Police are still investigating the homicide and are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 ext. 8309 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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