17-year-old shot at the Westland Gardens Apartments

Toledo Police are investigating as a case of negligent assault
One person shot at the Westland Gardens Apartments
One person shot at the Westland Gardens Apartments(WTVG)
Published: Sep. 26, 2020 at 1:21 AM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Investigators are working to sort out whether someone accidentally or intentionally pulled the trigger on a gun Friday night that went off inside an apartment at the Westland Gardens complex on the 1800 block of Fielding in Toledo.

The bullet, which was fired at about 11:44 p.m. Friday, struck a teenager in the face.

Authorities confirm the person shot is 17-year-old Damontae Russell.

Firefighters say Russell was taken to the hospital with severe injuries as a result of the shooting. He is in critical condition, according to Toledo Police.

The investigation is listed as a negligent assault, according to police records. No one has been charged in the incident.

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