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Woman indicted for murder in October shooting on Consaul Street

32-year-old Ryan Zam was found shot, lying near the railroad tracks and a four-wheeler on Oct. 4. Julie Hickok, 48, was indicted for murder following his death.

TOLEDO, Ohio — Editor's note: The above video aired Oct. 15, 2021, following the arraignment of Julie Hickok.

A woman has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a man found near the railroad tracks on Consaul Street earlier this month.

On Monday, Julie Hickok, 48, was indicted on one count each of murder, felonious assault and discharging a firearm on/near prohibited premises.

The Lucas County Coroner's Office determined that Ryan Zam, 32, died of a gunshot wound to the back.

Officers responded to a call of an injury accident in the 2400 block of Consaul Street near the train tracks around 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 4.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 32-year-old man, later identified as Zam, lying near a four-wheeler. He was shot at least once and died at the hospital.

Hickock was arrested Oct. 14 and charged with murder.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stopper at 419-255-1111. Tips can remain anonymous.  

This is the 53rd homicide in Toledo in 2021. In 2020, the city saw 61 total homicides.