1 man dead, 1 injured in separate shootings in central, East Toledo


One man is dead and another severely injured after separate overnight shootings in the central city and East Toledo.

In the central city, a man who suffered a gunshot wound was pronounced dead near Auburn Avenue and Monroe Street, Toledo police said.

The man was pronounced dead on Ottawa Drive, police said, between the Auburn Mini Mart and a closed Adams Laundry & Cleaners. The shooting appeared to have occurred in front of a small church.

That shooting was reported about 4:15 a.m.

Earlier in the morning, Lucas County EMS picked up a man from a vehicle at Greenwood and Walden avenues in East Toledo after a report of a shooting.

EMS considered the patient a trauma case and took him to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, according to a dispatcher.