TPD opens first homicide investigation of 2018

TPD opens first homicide investigation of 2018

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - Police opened a homicide investigation after a man died early Monday morning in south Toledo after crashing his car into an apartment building.

The crash occurred at the Airport Manor apartments around 4:30 a.m.

According to Toledo police, Quincy Holmes crashed his Ford Focus into the wall of an apartment. Police say Harold Lewis was sitting on the couch inside the apartment when the vehicle went through the wall.

Holmes was pronounced dead at the scene. Lewis was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The building sustained heavy damage as a result of the crash.

Police originally investigated the crash as an accident.

However, officers later found a bullet hole in the vehicle's door when it was removed from the apartment building. The Coroner's Office later confirmed Holmes suffered at least one gunshot wound and determined that was the cause of his death.

Afterward, TPD opened a homicide investigation into Holmes's death, making it 2018's first homicide in Toledo.

If you have any information, you are urged to call Crime Stopper at 419-255-1111.

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