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Published: Tuesday, 11/5/2013

BORDERLAND

2 sought in shooting,
 robbery in E. Toledo

BLADE STAFF

Police are looking for suspects who shot a man between two of his fingers during a robbery in East Toledo, police said.

Jordan Austin, 22, suffered a gunshot wound in the webbing between his middle and ring fingers on his left hand, according to a police report. He was treated at Mercy St. Charles Hospital.

The victim told police he heard gunshots Monday afternoon and was approached at Berry and Earl streets by two men who demanded cash. One of the suspects pointed a gun at the victim’s face; the victim grabbed the gun, and a shot was fired, according to a police report.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers program at 419-255-1111. Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.



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