Carry-out shooter and driver indicted on multiple charges

Published: May. 23, 2022 at 7:46 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A Lucas County Grand Jury indicted Cornelius Henry and Kevin Giles, III Thursday on multiple charges related to a May carry-out shooting.

According to the Court of Common Pleas, a Lucas County Grand Jury indicted Cornelius Henry on charges of felonious assault, discharging a firearm on or near a prohibited location and improperly discharging a firearm into habitation.

A Lucas County Grand Jury also indicted Kevin Giles, III on charges of complicity to commit felonious assault, complicity to discharge a firearm on a prohibited location and complicity to improper discharge a weapon with gun specifications.

According to a Lucas County Court report, Giles, III drove Henry to the location of the shooting.

On May 23, Toledo Police Department confirmed that one person was shot outside Sammy’s Mart on Arlington and Toronto Ave. approximately after 4 p.m.

Officers from the Gang Task Force found the victim, Elijah Rome, 26, on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head. Rome was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officials report the store owner’s vehicle and a residence nearby on Toronto Ave. were also struck by gunfire.

Cornelius Henry, 21, was arrested on May 24 and has been held in the Lucas County Jail.

Shooting outside of Sammy's Mart at Arlington and Toronto.
Shooting outside of Sammy's Mart at Arlington and Toronto.(WTVG)

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