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Published: Monday, 3/3/2008

Victim of robbery attempt kills Toledo man

A 21-year-old central Toledo man was fatally shot Sunday night by the victim of an apparent robbery attempt, police said.

Police said Victor Wiggins, of 2433 Glenwood Ave., died at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center about 30 minutes after being shot.

The shooting occurred about 9:35 p.m. in the 1000 block of Norwood Avenue near Waite Avenue, police said.

Rahmaad Jones , 21, was sitting in an older model, custom-painted orange car on Norwood when three males approached on foot and pointed a gun at him, police said. Mr. Jones, who has a permit to carry a concealed weapon, had a 40-caliber pistol tucked in his waistband

Multiple shots were exchanged and Wiggins was shot twice, police said.

When police arrived, Wiggins was lying face down in the street in front of 1017 Norwood. A 40-caliber pistol was found underneath him.

Mr. Jones told police the suspects approached him, pointed a gun at his face, and he began shooting.

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