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Schools Lockdown: Fourth Ajax murder suspect arrested

Durham Police homicide investigators have made a fourth arrest after a fatal shooting in Ajax which claimed the life of a 33-year-old Ajax male.

On Thursday, November 11, at approximately 4:25 am, members of West Division were called to a residence on Pembry Drive in Ajax for an armed person call. A 33-year-old male was located with gunshot wounds. The male was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre but was later pronounced deceased, police said.

Three suspects have been arrested, including one during a standoff in Oshawa which forced a lockdown in nearby schools [see below].

On Monday, November 22, 2021, investigators made an arrest of a 28-year-old male suspect in Toronto and he is facing numerous charges.

Alexander Mahon-Fernandes, age 28, of East York, is charged with: Accessory after the fact to Murder; Robbery and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Anyone with new information about this homicide is asked to contact Det. Graham of the Major Crime Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext.5418.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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