Shooting leaves Lima man dead, Spencerville man charged



VENEDOCIA — A Lima man is dead after a shooting in Venedocia early Saturday.

According to a news release from the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office, just before 1 a.m. Saturday, George McLaurine, 19, of Lima was shot at an unspecified residence in Venedocia.

He was taken to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima where he was pronounced dead.

Arrested was Trey M. Jones, 23, of Spencerville who is charged with one count of Reckless Homicide, a 3rd-degree felony.

Jones is being held at the Van Wert Correctional Facility until his arraignment in Van Wert Municipal Court.


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