Man sentenced to jail for 2022 Independence Day double shooting in Toledo
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A man was sentenced to jail on Monday for a 2022 Independence Day shooting in Toledo that left the man and another person hospitalized with injuries.
According to court documents, Masimino Rodriguez, 28, was facing five counts of felonious assault with three year gun specification charges. He later took an Alford Plea and was convicted.
On Aug. 28, Judge Lori Olender sentenced Rodriguez to serve a stated minimum prison term of two years and a maximum indefinite prison term of three years.
According to Toledo Police documents, officers found Rodriguez and a 35-year-old man both suffering from gunshot wounds in the 2100 block of Airline in Toledo around 4:00 a.m. on July 4, 2022. Both men were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police at the scene told 13 Action News they believe the incident started as a fight between neighbors and that the victims were uncooperative in the investigation.
Court documents said Rodriguez allegedly fired the shots and that officials obtained physical and video evidence, as well as accounts from witnesses.
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