Police are investigating the second homicide of the year. However, few details are being released concerning the early morning shooting.
Officers from the Lima Police Department were called to an alley behind the 700 block of Albert Street around 5:30 Monday morning. They were responding to calls of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found a male gunshot victim.
The victim was taken to Lima Memorial Health System with multiple wounds. He died at the hospital.
An autopsy will be performed at the Lucas County Coroner's Office. The victim's name is not being released until family members are contacted.
Detectives are pursuing several leads, but are asking for help from the public. If you have information you can call the Lima Police Department at 419-227-4444.