Loading…
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Wednesday, 7/9/2014 - Updated: 2 months ago

Bond set at $2M for suspect in Toledo's latest homicide

Victim died after taking 2 shots to the torso, coroner says.

BLADE STAFF
Ricky Arnaz Layson Ricky Arnaz Layson
Enlarge

Ricky Layson died after he was shot twice, an autopsy today showed.

Terry Hayes Terry Hayes
THE BLADE Enlarge | Buy This Photo

Both wounds were to Mr. Layson‘s torso, said Dr. Maneesha Pandey, a Lucas County deputy coroner. Mr. Layson, 35, was shot inside his auto-sales shop, R&D Auto Sales, 5010 Lewis Ave., at about 11:25 a.m. Tuesday. He was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center where, at 3:03 p.m., he was pronounced dead.

RELATED CONTENT: Blade 2014 Homicide Report

RELATED ARTICLE: Toledo sees 3 shootings in 18-hour span

Dr. Pandey ruled the death a homicide, making it the 15th in the city this year.

Today, Terry Hayes, 48, of 3137 Lagrange St., was arraigned in Toledo Municipal Court for murder and aggravated robbery. He was ordered to remain in the Lucas County jail in lieu of $2 million bond. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 16.

Police allege that the suspect, who was booked into the jail just before 2 a.m., went into the auto-sales shop with a gun, got into a verbal confrontation with Mr. Layson, and then fired at least twice. The suspect allegedly fled with a "soft-sided computer case."



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories