1 injured by gunfire west of downtown Lima on Tuesday


LIMA — Little information was available Tuesday afternoon surrounding a shooting earlier that day near the intersection of Elm and Nye streets in Lima.

According to Sgt. Jason Garlock of the Lima Police Department, officers were dispatched shortly after noon Tuesday to the scene and learned that one person had been transported by a private citizen to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center and was undergoing surgery for what was believed to be non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Garlock said shell casings were found at the scene but no weapon was located and no suspect had been identified.

The incident remains under investigation.

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