Altercation between two men leads to fatal shooting in Upton Avenue

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Officials of the Toledo Police say an altercation between two adult males led to a shooting in west Toledo late Monday morning.

At 11:10 a.m. authorities responded to the 2300 block of Upton Avenue on a shots fired report. Arriving officers located

Toledo Police Lt. Dan Gerken said that there was an argument in the street and one person shot another person, who was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

The shooting victim later succumbed to his injuries.

The lieutenant said both people involved were middle-aged men.

Their identities were not immediately released and what sparked the argument was not immediately disclosed.

The suspect’s identity also was not immediately released, though the news release noted a charge of homicide was being levied.

As of noon, the street was blocked off with caution tape as detectives looked at an area of the sidewalk where couches and trash were piled up. A tan sedan was also being searched. Blood was visible on the ground at the scene in front of the west Toledo residence that was roped off with police line tape.

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Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact the CrimeStopper at 419-255-1111. Tips can remain anonymous.