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17-year-old is 2nd person charged with murder in deadly south Toledo shooting

Police say Nicholas Deluca, 21, was shot as he was exiting a south Toledo convenience store on Sept 9.

TOLEDO, Ohio — A 17-year-old boy is the second person charged in two days in a fatal shooting that took place in south Toledo on Sept. 9. 

Police say the victim, 21-year-old Nicholas Deluca, was exiting the Western Mini Mart at 1409 Western when three males approached him on foot.

The boy was charged with murder on Friday. WTOL 11 does not identify minors unless they are charged as an adult.

Jose Juarez, 19, of Toledo, was arrested and charged with murder on Thursday.

Toledo police said one of the males shot Deluca several times, and Deluca died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.

Police say the shooting was captured on video, and witnesses identified Juarez as one of the suspects involved.

Juarez is being held on a $1 million bond. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: The attached video originally aired on Aug. 26, 2021.


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