Update: Arrest made – Toronto Homicide 40 – Police search for suspect in relation to the homicide of Douglas James MacDonald

The 2023 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here

Toronto Police responded to numerous calls regarding a fail to remain/personal injury collision in the Sherbourne Street and Queen Street East area on August 15, 2023, at approximately 10:49 p.m.

Police said the male victim was in an altercation with another man, and was chased onto Sherbourne Street by the suspect, where he fell to the ground. The suspect continued to attack the victim while he lay on the street, and was then struck by a passing vehicle.

First responders located the victim, Douglas James MacDonald, 54, of Toronto, in the middle of Sherbourne Street. He was pronounced at the scene.

The vehicle was a white, four door sedan. The driver of this vehicle is considered a witness to the investigation and police are encouraging them to come forward and contact police.

The man is described as male, Black, average build, with mid length black hair in dreadlocks or twists. He was last seen wearing a black short sleeved shirt, green hoodie with a light camouflage pattern on the hood, black jeans with small tears on the front of both legs, and black shoes.

The suspect fled on a bicycle northbound on Sherbourne Street.

Update: Through investigation, the suspect was identified and arrested without incident on Saturday, August 19, 2023.

Wenzile Ndlangamandla, 19, of Toronto, was charged with:

  1. Second Degree Murder

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)