Teen killed in East Toledo apartment complex shooting

Published: Apr. 10, 2023 at 6:46 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Police are looking for whoever is responsible for shooting and killing a teen at an East Toledo apartment complex.

According to Toledo Police, 15-year-old Jaden Skaggs was shot and killed at Ravine Park Village on Poplar Street. Shots rang out around 5:15 p.m. Monday night. Officials arrived on the scene and took the boy to an area hospital where he later died. The Lucas County Coroner’s office said Tuesday he died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police did not release any information about potential suspects or people of interest in the shooting.

Officers at the scene reported seeing a large group of kids and a teenager running away from the scene when shots rang out. Witnesses tell 13abc they saw a group of people trying to stop the bleeding while they waited for first responders to arrive. An 11-year-old at the apartment complex tells 13abc she was left traumatized from witnessing the shooting.

Those with information about the case can text or call Crime Stoppers, with the option to remain anonymous.