Man sought in Lima shooting

LIMA — More information has been released concerning a shooting that happened late Saturday afternoon in Lima.

According to a news release from the Lima Police Department, at about 5:10 p.m., officers from the Lima Police Department were dispatched to the Superior Court Apartments off the 600 block of North West Street, in reference to a shooting.

They arrived to find Ladre Collins, 24, of Lima, lying outside of one of the apartments and suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Mr. Collins was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center for treatment and later released.

Detectives are currently searching for J.C. Brown III, 22, also of Lima, who is responsible for shooting Mr. Collins. If anyone has any information about this shooting or Mr. Brown’s whereabouts, they should contact the Lima Police Department at 419-227-4444, Det. Steve Stechschulte at 419-221-5181, or CrimeStoppers at 419-229-STOP.

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