Cambridge Police identify shooting victim

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The Cambridge Police Department is currently investigating a fatal shooting.

Authorities said it took place in the 400 block of Clark Street Sunday around 9:00 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they discovered 28-year-old Anthony Gerdau of Derwent on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Cambridge Police said they arrested a 23-year-old suspect who was inside a nearby house.

The suspect is being held in the Guernsey County Jail and is expected to be formally charged later Monday.