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Man killed Friday in east Toledo, death ruled homicide

The shooting happened in the 1000 block of Artis Place. Corey Coley, 22, was killed by a gunshot wound to the back, the Lucas County Coroner confirms.

TOLEDO, Ohio — UPDATE: The Lucas County Coroner's Office performed an autopsy Saturday on the body of 22-year-old Corey Coley and found the cause of death to be a gunshot wound to the back. Coley's death has been ruled a homicide.

A man was shot and killed Friday afternoon at the Weiler Homes in east Toledo.

The homicide victim was identified as 22-year-old Corey Coley.

When Toledo police arrived at the scene, Coley was suffering from at least one gunshot wound, according to a press release.

Toledo Fire & Rescue confirmed Coley was transported from the 1000 block of Artis Place to the hospital. Toledo police detectives confirmed the victim had died. Police were unable to provide any further details on the victim to our crew on the scene.

A woman was taken into custody but when asked, police said the only thing they could say is that she is being uncooperative. Her involvement, if any, was not disclosed.

Credit: Bailey Lustic/WTOL 11

The incident is under investigation.

This is the 36th homicide in Toledo in 2022.

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

WTOL 11 will have more on this story as it develops.


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