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One person shot during outdoor basketball game

At least one person was shot at a park in central Toledo Sunday evening during a basketball game. The shooting occurred about 8:20 p.m. at Savage Park at Elizabeth and Nebraska avenues. Initial reports indicated that about 15 shots were fired near the game, which was described as city league but was unclear Sunday night.
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Two people dead after shooting in East Toledo

EAST TOLEDO, Ohio — Two people are dead after a double homicide in East Toledo. Toledo Police officers were dispatched to the Birmingham Terrace apartments on Consaul Street around 10:20 on Saturday night on reports of a person shot. When they arrived, they found 23-year-old Elisa Molina and 27-year-old Willie...
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Violent Toledo weekend includes double homicide, multiple shootings

As a surge in violence around the country continues to rage on, Toledo is likewise on pace to set new records for the second year in a row. Four shootings over the weekend included a double homicide with three other people injured in separate incidents, while a mother was charged for allegedly stabbing her young son and then herself.
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Toledo woman enters plea to involuntary manslaughter

A central Toledo woman pleaded guilty Monday in Lucas County Common Pleas Court to shooting a man last summer. Laniesha Walls, 25, of the 1300 block of Buckingham Street, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, with a one-year firearm specification, for fatally shooting Milton Roberts, 64, of the 1100 block of Fernwood Avenue on June 22, 2020 in the 1400 block of Norwood Avenue.

Gun violence reduction operation set for this weekend in Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Authorities announced another Operation Clean Sweep initiative on Monday in an effort to reduce gun violence. The operation seeks to pursue federal charges against those who are not allowed to have guns under federal law, or those who use guns in violent crime or drug trafficking offenses. It’s an effort backed by local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

Person shot at Savage Park during basketball game

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - One person was taken to the hospital Sunday night after they were shot at a Toledo park where a large group was gathered for a basketball game. The shooting happened before 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Rev. H. V. Savage Park during the game. Antonio Boone, 40, was shot in his arm and transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening-injuries.

Toledo man arrested by BG Police Division after foot chase

Bowling Green Police arrested a Toledo man who reportedly refused to stop his vehicle for police, then fled on foot. Ezell Buchanan Jr., 60, was charged with failure to comply with order or signal of police officer, obstructing official business, receiving stolen property, driving under OVI suspension, reckless operation, fictitious plates, and expired registration.

Woman hospitalized in Sunday morning shooting

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A woman was hospitalized after a Sunday morning shooting in Toledo. It happened just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday in the 130 block of Bancroft Street. According to Toledo Police, Sonja Langewell was shot in the leg. She was taken to a hospital for her injuries. Her...

1 woman, 1 juvenile hospitalized in Sunday morning stabbing

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Two people were taken to the hospital after a stabbing Sunday morning. Toledo Police said officers were called to a medical emergency on Freeman Street near Auburn Avenue just after 9:30 a.m. Sunday and found two people hurt from a stabbing. One woman and one juvenile...
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Two dead in Saturday night shooting in East Toledo

Toledo police have identified two people who were shot and killed late Saturday in East Toledo. Willie Walker, 27, and Elisa Molina, 23, no addresses provided, were killed while sitting in a vehicle in the 2100 block of Consaul Street, according to a police sergeant. Officers responded to the shooting about 10:20 p.m. at the Birmingham Terrace apartment complex.

One woman injured in Saturday night shooting

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - One woman is in the hospital after she was shot late Saturday night. It happened just before 11:00 p.m. on the 1300 block of Elmwood Avenue. According to Toledo Police, Angel Sales was sitting in a car when she was grazed by a bullet. Her injuries are described as non-life-threatening.

Toledo man hospitalized after motorcycle crash

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A Toledo man was hospitalized with suffered serious injuries after a motorcycle crash on Friday night. It happened just before midnight at the intersection of Jackman Road and Central Avenue. According to Toledo Police, 49-year-old Christopher Gorsuch lost control of his motorcycle and hit a brick...

Family rallies to end abuse

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - “I just want to create a safer community. And I know it might not be completely doable in my time, but I’m going to do whatever I can, every day that I wake,” says Rochelle S. Morrishaw. Morrishaw is the founder and CEO of Women Helping...
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Reckless driver causes accident involving Toledo police vehicle

An unmarked Toledo police vehicle was damaged Saturday after a reckless driver caused another vehicle to rear-end it. About 11:30 p.m. that night, Det. Javier Ramirez was driving east on I-475 near Monroe Street while responding to a call of a person shot. An unknown SUV cut off his vehicle and an occupant began to wave what appeared to be a handgun out of the window, according to a police report.