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Homicide #49/2019,
545 The West Mall

Broadcast time: 21:42
Thursday, September 26, 2019

22 Division

Case #: 2019-1840069

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at approximately 1:17 p.m., officers responded to a call for a shooting at 545 The West Mall.

It is reported that:

- officers located a man in the parking lot area with gunshot wounds

- paramedics arrived, the man was pronounced deceased at the scene

He has been identified as Donovan Betty, 21, of Toronto

A dark-coloured sedan was observed driving quickly away from the scene on The West Mall.

Police are appealing to anyone in the area of 545 The West Mall who heard or saw anything out of the ordinary in the morning or early afternoon hours to contact police. Any residents in the area who have security cameras on their property are also asked to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jeff Allington, Homicide

Homicide #49/2019,
545 The West Mall

Homicide #49/2019,
Donovan Betty, 21
Above: Homicide #49/2019, Donovan Betty, 21