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Police ID 5 people shot in separate incidents

At least one of five people shot in Toledo since Thursday afternoon is in critical condition, officials said.

Anthony Raitz, 31, was shot in the left side of his neck; he is in critical condition at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, a spokesman said.

Police were called to the 500 block of Cleveland Street at 11:17 p.m. on a report of a person shot. When officers arrived, police found the victim sitting on a couch in a bedroom.

A witness told police two men came into the home and demanded cash and drugs from someone in the house. The victim reported hearing the commotion from another part of the house and went to investigate. One of the suspects grabbed him, forced him into a bedroom, demanded cash and drugs, and then shot the victim in the neck.

About 30 minutes later, police were called to the 500 block of Everett Street in North Toledo where Johnika Hall, 19, was shot in her left knee.

The victim, who is pregnant, told police she was sitting on a porch when two men came out of a nearby alley and began shooting.

Police reported recovering 11 shell casings from the scene. The victim was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center where a spokesman had no information about a patient by that name.

Early today, two men were shot in East Toledo in the 400 block of Parker, police said.

Joseph Sandifer, Jr., 40, and Charles Marshal, 28, were injured.

Toledo police have filed a felonious assault arrest warrant for Darnell Gibson, 40, of 1015 Delence St., who they say shot Mr. Marshall.

The victim had told police he was shot by a man named "Marco," who police identified as Gibson, whose street name is "Marco Prada," according to charging documents.

Mr. Sandifer was shot in the right side of his chest and taken to Toledo Hospital; his condition was not immediately available. Mr. Marshal was shot in the neck and taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in a private vehicle. No information was available at the hospital about Mr. Marshal's condition.

And finally, a 23-year-old man, Kim Hyatt, was shot at Prospect and Smead avenues at 1:30 p.m. Thursday by a person he knows as “Pumpkin,” according to Toledo police said.

The victim told police he was with his friend, “Butter,” when he was shot in his right calf. The victim was taken to Toledo Hospital; his condition was not immediately available.

No arrests have been made in any of the incidents; no suspect descriptions were immediately available.

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