Man shot in leg in North Toledo


A man injured by gunfire early today appears to have accidentally shot himself, police said.

Jerome Benton, whose age was not available, was shot in a leg at about 5 a.m. in the unit block of East Oakland Street, near Franklin Avenue in North Toledo, Toledo police Sgt. Bill Wauford said.

He was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center for treatment.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.