On February 21, 2017, Silva fired several bullets into a customer at a restaurant in Lachenaie. He then pursued the victim on foot, before leaving the scene in a red Range Rover. The victim is known to the police as being connected to organized crime.
Following this, he is believed to have committed a murder on May 24 in Montreal's NDGapproximately 2:40 am, on that day, a 28-year-old man was shot in the parking lot of the Cabaret Les Amazones, a strip club. Silva is believed to have been involved in the shooting.
There is a Canada-wide warrant for Silva's arrest in connection with the NDG shooting.
Silva is amongst the top ten most wanted criminals in Quebec.
He is 36 years old, white, 5'9", and weighs 88 kgs. In addition, he has several tattoos on his body.