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Man shot by security guard at Vistula Manor Apartments following altercation

TPD confirms one man was shot at the downtown Toledo apartment complex around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night and sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Credit: John Juby

TOLEDO, Ohio — According to TPD dispatch, officers responded to a call around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Cherry St. and Erie St. While en route, another call arrived of a person shot at the nearby Vistula Manor Apartments.

Officers found James Sawyers, 30, at the Vistula Manor Apartments suffering from a gunshot wound. Sawyers was transported to Mercy-St. Vincent's by TFD with non-life-threatening injuries.

23-year-old Matthew Burwell, a security guard for the apartment complex, told police that he shot Sawyers after an altercation. Burwell was detained for questioning.

The incident is currently under further investigation.