Man shot and killed in Lima


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The Lima Police Department investigates a homicide by shooting in the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night.

The Lima Police Department investigates a homicide by shooting in the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Lima Police Department investigating a shooting at the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night.  Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Lima Police Department investigating a shooting at the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night. Richard Parrish | The Lima News


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Lima Police Department investigating a shooting at the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night. Richard Parrish | The Lima News


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Lima Police Department investigating a shooting at the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night. Richard Parrish | The Lima News


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

LIMA — Lima police are investigating a homicide that happened Friday night.

According to a news release, at about 11:45 p.m. Friday, officers responded to the 700 block of Franklin Street in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, they found Gregory Cooper, 31, of Lima, lying in the roadway. He had been shot several times.

He was taken to Lima Memorial Health System, where he died a short time later.

Cooper bought a house at 731 Franklin St., Lima, in May 2017, according to records from the Allen County Auditor’s Office.

Anyone with information on this shooting should contact the Lima Police Department at 419-227-4444, Detective Steve Stechschulte at 419-812-0059 or CrimeStoppers at 419-229-STOP (7867).

The Lima Police Department investigates a homicide by shooting in the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/07/web1_shooting-RP-006-1.jpgThe Lima Police Department investigates a homicide by shooting in the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Lima Police Department investigating a shooting at the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
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Lima Police Department investigating a shooting at the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
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Lima Police Department investigating a shooting at the 700 block of Franklin Street late Friday night. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
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