TPD: Teen shot in back while riding in car, suspect arrested
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Police arrested the man they believe shot a teenager in the back through the seat of a car the teen was in last weekend, court records show.
The shooting happened near the intersection of Monroe Street and Talmadge Road on Sunday, May 7 around 1:30 a.m. according to earlier police records. Investigators accuse Michael Hartford, 20, of using a handgun to shoot a 17-year-old in the back through the back of the front passenger seat.
The bullet is still lodged inside the teenager, police said in court filings.
Toledo police issued a warrant for Hartford the day after the shooting. They arrested him on Saturday afternoon on a felonious assault charge, according to jail records. He’s set to appear in court Monday.
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