Lima police are looking for a man involved in a shooting last night at the Willow Lakes apartment complex.

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Just after 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, Lima police officers were sent out to 2260 Lake Circle. Officers found 28-year-old Tyson Downton, of Lima, lying on the ground outside of an apartment building, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. No word yet on his condition. Police say Downton was apparently arguing with 25-year-old Mario Mathis Jr., also of Lima, right before being shot.

Detectives are currently searching for Mathis. Anyone who might know where he is or if you have any information on the shooting, call the Lima Police Department or Crimestoppers at 419-229-STOP.

Press Release from Det. Steve Stechschulte of the Lima Police Dept.

On 3/28/2019, shortly after 7:00 p.m., Lima Police Officers were sent to 2260 Lake Circle, in reference to a shooting. Officers arrived to find 28-year-old Tyson Downton, of Lima, lying on the ground outside of an apartment building, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Mr. Downton was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for his injuries.

Mr. Downton was apparently arguing with 25-year-old Mario Mathis Jr., also of Lima, just prior to being shot. Detectives are currently searching for Mr. Mathis, in connection with the shooting. Mr. Downton’s condition is currently unknown. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mario Mathis Jr., please contact the Lima Police Department, at 419-227-4444, or CrimeStoppers at 419-229-STOP. Anyone with information about the shooting incident itself, please contact Det. Steve Stechschulte at 419-221-5181.