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Suspect in murder of Sunderland man also charged in relation to Waterloo shooting
Alex Perlmutter of Sunderland

The Toronto man accused of murdering Alex Perlmutter of Sunderland is now facing additional charges in relation to a shooting in Waterloo.

According to the Waterloo Regional Police Service, 23-year-old Levi Alexander has been charged with discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life and aggravated assault following a shooting involving multiple suspects that occurred at a commercial plaza in the city on April 19.

A 17-year-old Waterloo man is also facing charges in relation to the incident, which saw upwards of 30 bullets fired into a Subway restaurant. Police say one person was shot, causing non-life-threatening injuries, and two others suffered minor injuries.

Alexander was arrested in Toronto in early May and charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of 22-year-old Perlmutter on March 27.

According to police in York Region, Perlmutter was shot in the parking lot of a business at Queensville Side Road and Highway 48 in East Gwillimbury. He was driven from the scene by a witness and died a short time later in the parking lot of a church on the Ninth Line in Whitchurch-Stouffville.

He left behind a nine-month-old son.

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