Lima man critical after Tuesday afternoon shooting

LIMA — A Lima man was listed in critical condition at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center after sustaining a gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon on the city’s south side.

At approximately 5:38 p.m., officers from the Lima Police Department received information about a shooting at 758 E. Fourth St. Upon arrival they found Drentae Moore, 21, suffering from a gunshot wound. An officer began to render lifesaving medical treatment and Moore was taken to St Rita’s Medical Center.

An investigation into the incident is underway and detectives are following up with information. Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers 419- 229-7867 (STOP) or the Lima Police Department at 419-227-4444.

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