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Teen shot, killed in Old West End

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This story was updated at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday to include a comment from the shooting victim’s ex-girlfriend.

A teenager died Tuesday at a Toledo hospital after being shot in the Old West End, authorities said.

Lucas County Coroner James Patrick identified the victim as Tyler Evans, 18.

RELATED: The Blade’s 2018 homicide report

Police said the shooting occurred about 6:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of Glenwood Avenue, near West Delaware Avenue.

The death is being investigated as a homicide.

The teen was rushed to Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center, where he later died. An autopsy is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday.

Mr. Evans’ ex-girlfriend, Lanessa McBride, said he attended Rogers High School. 

"He was a good person. He had a good heart. He always stayed positive. You never saw him upset," she said.

Mr. Evans’ death marks the 31st homicide in Toledo this year.  

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.

Check back for updates.

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