Lima man suffers gunshot wounds in Monday incident


LIMA — A Lima man was transported to an area hospital Monday afternoon after suffering what police described as non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

According to a statement from Sgt. Jason Garlock of the Lima Police Department, officers responded at 1:33 p.m. Monday to 1214 Catalpa Ave. in Lima in reference to a possible shooting. Upon their arrival, officers found Demontra Porter, 27, outside the residence. The man had sustained two gunshot wounds to his torso and was taken to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center for treatment, according to the statement.

Anyone with information regarding the crime is asked to contact the Lima Police Dept at 419-227-4444; Detective Sean Neidemire at 419 221-5295, or CrimeStoppers at 419 229-STOP.

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