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Published: Thursday, 11/13/2008

South Toledo man shot while on way to pick up a pizza

A man on his way to pick up a pizza was shot during an apparent robbery last night in the 1000 block of Nebraska Avenue near Hawley Street in central Toledo, and police were looking for his assailant.

Ronald Bassett, 45, of South Toledo was taken to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. A bullet went through one of his arms and into his chest. His condition was not available.

Mr. Bassett was waiting in his car for his girlfriend about 8 p.m. when a man in a hooded gray jogging suit and a ski mask got into the car and demanded money, authorities said.

Mr. Bassett s girlfriend was standing on a porch and heard the gunshot, authorities said.

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