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.
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Police said the shooting occurred about 6:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of Glenwood Avenue, near West Delaware Avenue.
Update: #toledopolice detectives can confirm an 18 yr old male has died following a shooting earlier this evening in the 2400 blk of Glenwood. Initial reports stating the victim was 14 yrs old are incorrect. Please call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111 if you have any information. pic.twitter.com/mk7nZaIVow— Toledo Police (@ToledoPolice) September 5, 2018
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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