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Published: Wednesday, 3/16/2005

Toledo police arrest suspect in shooting

A man was shot in the arm about 3:15 p.m. yesterday in the area of Elm and North Erie streets, Toledo police said.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. His condition was not available last night.

Melvin Wright, 21, of 42 West Weber St. was charged with felonious assault, giving false information to a police officer, and obstructing official business. He was booked into Lucas County jail.

After the shooting, the victim ran to the 700 block of Mulberry Street, and the suspect ran to 702 Elm, where Wright was arrested at 5 p.m., police said.

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