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One dead, one wounded after shooting in central Toledo Friday

A 26-year-old man was shot and killed at Lawrence Avenue near Delaware Avenue around 11 p.m. Friday night. Another 22-year-old man is recovering from gunshot wounds.

TOLEDO, Ohio — A 26-year-old-man was shot dead in central Toledo on Friday night. Another 22-year-old man was also shot at the same location but is expected to recover.

The shooting happened in the 2500 block of Lawrence Avenue near Delaware Avenue.

Toledo Police say they were called to investigate a ShotSpotter alert at 11:02 p.m. 

Before officers arrived to the scene, Jalon Colbert, 26, was transported to a hospital by car after suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Colbert died as a result of his injuries. This is the 19th homicide of the year in the city.

A second victim, Javon Ballard, 22, was also taken to the hospital by car and was found to be suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Ballard's injuries appeared to be non-life threatening.

Police say they found shell casings among other evidence at the crime scene.

A little less than an hour earlier, two men were taken to the hospital after being shot on Waverly Ave. in a neighborhood near Upton Ave. and Dorr St. It's unclear at this time of the incidents were related.

If you have information you can call or text Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111. You can remain anonymous.

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