Two killed in overnight shooting in Toledo, police shoot suspect at Weiler Homes
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The suspect of a double homicide that took place Thursday night was located and shot by Toledo Police at Weiler Homes on Friday morning.
TPD says at approximately 11:18 p.m. on Thursday, Lucas County Regional Dispatch received a call reporting there was possibly a person shot on the 2700 block of Albion. When police arrived, they found Malinda Moore and Brent Roscoe suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
Toledo Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and began treating the victims but both were later pronounced dead at the scene. According to an autopsy report, Moore died from a gunshot wound to the neck and Roscoe died from multiple gunshot wounds.
According to TPD, the suspect was located in a vehicle belonging to one of the victims. Detectives located the suspect at the Weiler Homes. When officers approached the vehicle, the suspect was seen sitting in the driver’s seat with a gun to his head.
TPD says an officer, who is a member of the Critical Incident Negotiation Team attempted to deescalate the situation. The suspect failed to follow the officers orders to drop the gun and eventually exited the vehicle with the gun still in his hand.
After further negotiations failed, the suspect was shot by Toledo Police officers. Officers then began to render lifesaving aid to the suspect and eventually turned care over to TFRD. The suspect was soon transferred to an area hospital where he later died.
TPD says the officers who fired their weapons will be placed on paid Administrative Leave per collective bargaining agreement.
The case is currently under investigation.
13abc spoke with a law enforcement expert following the fatal shooting, who discussed police preparation for situations such as this. Watch the full Action News Now segment below.
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