Shooting in Lima early Sunday leaves man injured

By Staff Reports -

LIMA — The second shooting in less than a year at the same residence on Edgewood Drive in Lima left an unidentified male hospitalized with a gunshot wound early Sunday.

According to the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched at approximately 12:15 a.m. to Lima Memorial Hospital in reference to the shooting. The victim, whose name was not released, reportedly was at a residence at 1559 Edgewood Drive when a verbal argument ensued. An unknown male inside the home reportedly shot the victim.

Deputies secured a perimeter around the residence, and at 6:20 a.m. two witnesses exited the residence. The Allen County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team entered the residence and located two females. All four individuals were detained for questioning; two were booked into the Allen County Jail on unrelated warrants.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact Detective Corey Hanjora at 419-227-3535.

Sunday’s incident was the second shooting at 1559 Edgewood Drive. The last shooting took place Nov. 16, 2019.

It was also the second shooting in Lima on Sunday. At approximately 1:57 a.m. police learned shots had been fired at 500 W. Elm St. Officers learned the victim was a 17-year-old female from Lima who sustained non-life threatening injuries.

By Staff Reports

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