LIMA — Police on Thursday declined to identify a 16-year-old male who was shot and killed Wednesday evening in Lima.
A statement released by the Lima Police Department on Thursday morning noted police were called at approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of South Scott Street in response to a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers found a 16-year-old male had been shot. The victim was pronounced dead by medical personnel at the scene.
Several witnesses were interviewed, and a person of interest was located. At the time, detectives followed up leads and reviewed evidence in the case. A department spokesman Thursday said no additional information would be released.
A spokeswoman with the Allen County Coroner’s Office said the body was sent to Lucas County for an autopsy, the preliminary results of which were expected back on Friday.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers or the Lima Police Department at 419-227-4444.