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Toledo police are searching for four people involved in a north toledo shooting. It happened at the 100 block of Mettler behind Central Catholic high school just before 6:30 this morning.

Police cars and a man found with a gunshot wound sitting on this lady's front porch.

"Enough is enough," said Sueann Rogolsky who helped the victim.

The victim Deontae McCorvey told police he was walking to work when a gray Chrysler with four males inside approached him. They got out of the vehicle and demanded cash. The man handed over $300.  They shot the victim in the arm . The victim tried to run. The driver shot at him several more times. This woman's husband heard the shots

"He seen the guy in the yard next door. The guy told my husband he had gotten shot and my husband called the police. The police came the rescue squads came. He was sitting on our front steps there was blood all over the place," said Rogolsky.

Toledo police say shootings and assaults with weapons are down. They says from January to March of 2013 investigated 363 assaults with weapons. So far this year Toledo's recorded 322. Investigators say that's a reduction of 11.3 percent.
     
City leaders encourage neighborhoods to organize a block watch. A crime safety tool residents believe could help to improve safety in their neighborhoods.   

"The mayor says this is you community and you're responsible for it and that's the truth. If you see something wrong call the police and hope the police can do something about it," said Luis Guerra who lives in the neighborhood.  

 Police say this mornings shooting victim had a non-life threatening injury. Officers have no suspects.

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