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.

The 2019 Mississauga Homicide Victim List is available here.