Lima shooting leaves one dead, one injured

LIMA — Allen County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call at 3:57 a.m. Saturday about shots fired in the parking lot of the H&R Lounge at 114 E. 12th St., on Lima’s south side.

Marcus Dewayne Simpson Jr., 19, of Lima, was found at the scene shot. He was transported to Lima Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Devontae K. Williams, 21, of Lima, was also shot and was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, where he is being treated.

Detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 419-227-3535 or Crime Stoppers at 419-229-STOP (7867).


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