Fostoria Police Division is investigating a shooting on Lytle Street Saturday night that left one man injured and another man dead.

At approximately 11:36 p.m., police received a call about individuals breaking into a residence at 243 W. Lytle St.

The male caller reported two people had broken into his residence and during a struggle, the owner had been shot and one of the intruders was also shot. The female occupant of the residence was not injured.

Upon arrival, officers found an occupant of the home with a bullet wound and he was subsequently taken to the hospital by Fostoria Fire Division where he was treated and later released. One of the intruders had also been shot and was dead on arrival.

The deceased has yet to be identified.

Police report it appears that this residence was the only target.

A second intruder was present and escaped prior to officers’ arrival. It is possible that the second intruder may have been shot as well. The second intruder is described as a black male, estimated to be aged between 20-30 years and his face was covered to prevent being identified.

Fostoria police were assisted by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office, Ohio State Highway Patrol, CERT and the Seneca County coroner.

Anyone with information that could lead to the identification of the intruders is encouraged to call the Fostoria Police Division at (419) 435-8573.

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