Lima teenager shot late Tuesday; suspect sought

LIMA — A Lima teenager suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday night shortly before midnight.

Lima police were dispatched at 11:57 p.m. to the 900 block of Leland Avenue in reference to a report of shots being fire. They located Deanthony Walker at 919 Leland Ave. Walker had sustained a gunshot wound to his lower body and was later transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Lima Police Department at 419-227-4444, Detective Sean Neidemire at 419-221-5295, Detective Steve Stechschulte at 419-221-5181 or Lima/Allen County CrimeStoppers at 419-229-7867 (STOP).

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