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One taken to hospital in overnight east Toledo shooting

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

One man is in the hospital after an overnight shooting in the 600 block of Platt near Starr Ave. in east Toledo late Monday night.

Police tell us the victim was just outside his own backyard while walking home around 11:30 Monday night when he was approached by a man who asked to use his cell phone.  The suspect then reportedly pulled out a gun, shot the man in the chest, robbed him and took off.

The victim was taken to the hospital and rushed into surgery.  His condition is uncertain at this point.

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