Central Toledo homicide victim was son of murder victim from earlier in the week

TOLEDO (WTVG) - The man found shot to death in the 100 block of Page Ave. Wednesday afternoon in Toledo was the son of another murder victim who was killed Monday night.

Toledo Police identified 19-year-old James Smith Jr. as the victim at the Moody Manor Apartments. He is the son of James Smith Sr., who was killed June 22 at Ravine Park Village.

Authorities say the possibility of a connection between the two deaths is being investigated. There is no suspect in custody at this time.

Mercy Health St. Vincent's emergency room, which is nearby, was temporarily placed on external lockdown following the shooting. It has since been reopened.

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