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Man wanted on murder warrant dead after east Toledo shooting Friday morning; death ruled homicide

Police say 22-year-old Daevon Higgs was shot at least four times. A murder warrant was issued for Higgs on Tuesday related to the death of Catherine Craig.

TOLEDO, Ohio — A man wanted on a murder warrant related to the shooting death of a woman earlier this week was shot and killed in east Toledo Friday.

Toledo police responded to the Ravine Park Village apartment complex just after 2 a.m. Friday on a call of shots fired. 22-year-old Daevon Higgs was found with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck in the parking lot, according to police. 

He was transported to the hospital but did not survive. 

A warrant was issued on Tuesday for Higgs on a murder charge, which police say was related to the homicide of Catherine Craig on Sunday.

RELATED: Overnight shooting in central Toledo leaves one woman dead, another injured

Higgs' death has been ruled a homicide. According to the Lucas County Coroner's Office, the cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds.

No arrests have been made. This marks Toledo's 33rd homicide and east Toledo's third homicide this year.

If you have any information, call or text Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111. You can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.


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