Peel Police investigating the murder of a 17-year old bystander in Mississauga

Peel police responded to an apartment building on Darcel Avenue in Mississauga in regards to a shooting on September 15th at approximately 6:15pm.

Police arrived to find a 17-year-old boy suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Police said 5 additional people were injured and treated for gunshot wounds.  The injured include a 13-year-old girl, a 16-year-old boy, two 17-year-old boys and a 50-year old woman. Police said as the event took place, several families were at an icecream truck that was parked in the complex.

Peel police said the suspects in this incident were dressed in dark clothing wore balaclavas. Police stated their preliminary investigation revealed that the 17-year-old deceased victim was not the intended target in this incident nor were some of the injured. 

The investigation has revealed that there were in excess of 7 suspects and over 100 rounds fired during the incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at  (905) 453–2121.

Update July 21st 2020
Police have arrested two people in relation to the murder of Jonathan Davis and shooting on Darcel Avenue in Mississauga. On July 16th police arrested Safeer Ahmad, 19 from Mississauga, and charged him with Conspiracy to Commit Murder. On July 19th Jahvon Valdez,, 21, from Brampton, turned himself into Peel Police and was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm. 

Update September 4th 2020
 A third suspect has been identified as Tyrone Lothian, a 21-year-old of Brampton, and a warrant has been issued for the offenses of Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Discharge Firearm with Intent and Intentionally Discharge a Firearm Recklessly.  Lothian is described as male, black, 5’10”, approximately 200 pounds, medium build, shoulder-length braided black hair, and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at  905- 453–2121, extension 3205.  Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

The 2019 Mississauga Homicide Victim List is available here.