17-year-old killed in shooting on Steeplebush

Witnesses report several gunshots striking a vehicle
Published: Aug. 16, 2020 at 11:27 AM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A teenager is dead after gunfire erupted on a residential street in Toledo overnight.

It happened at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday. Toledo Police say they responded to the 1000 block of Steeplebush for a report of a person who was shot. Officers arrived to find Jacobie Wilson, 17, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Investigators say Wilson was taken to the hospital but did not survive his injuries. On Monday, the Lucas County Coroner’s Office listed his cause of death as a gunshot wound to the chest and a homicide.

On the Toledo Police Crime Log, an incident on the 1000 block of Steeplebush indicates a 21-year-old man told police someone shot at him at least four times, striking his vehicle. The man indicated there were people inside his vehicle at the time of the shooting.

Other witnesses reported to 13abc there was gunfire “up and down the block” at the time of the reported incidents, with bullets flying into multiple homes and vehicles in the neighborhood.

If you have any information, Toledo Police are asking you to contact Crimestopper at 419-255-1111.

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