One dead after shooting in West Toledo Wednesday | WTOL 11
This happened around 12:30 am on the 5700 block of Hill Avenue. No other people were injured in the incident.
TOLEDO, Ohio — A man allegedly armed with a shotgun has been shot dead. toledo police In West Toledo early Wednesday, an autopsy revealed he had been shot more than 20 times by police after a domestic dispute.
TPD officers responded to Block 5700 on Hill Avenue near Rogers High School around 12:33 a.m. in connection with a domestic violence situation. said it was possible.
Upon arrival, officers made contact with a male suspect armed with a shotgun outside the residence. The suspect was identified as 47-year-old Jason Means late Wednesday.
Officers attempted to defuse the situation as additional crew members arrived at the scene, but police claim the suspect refused verbal orders to drop the gun. Police allege Means eventually began walking towards the officers, lifting and pointing a shotgun at them.
The suspect was eventually shot dead by TPD officers. Officers, members of the Tactical Medic Team, began life-saving operations as soon as the Toledo Fire and Rescue arrived.
An autopsy conducted by the Lucas County Coroner’s Office determined that Means shot 22 shots to the head, torso, left arm, left and right legs. The matter of death was ruled murder.
No other people were injured in the incident.
A portion of Hill Avenue was closed between North Holland Sylvania Road and McTeague Drive. This has since been reopened.
The TPD officer who fired the gun will be placed on paid administrative leave. Information on the officers involved and body-worn camera footage is expected to be released at a press conference on Friday.
This is a developing story. We will continue to keep you updated with the latest information.
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