PRESS RELEASE FROM LIMA POLICE DEPARTMENT:
On 7/19/2019, at about 11:45 p.m., officers from the Lima Police Department responded to the 700 block of Franklin Street, in reference to a shooting. Upon their arrival, the officers located 31-year-old Gregory Cooper, of Lima, lying in the roadway, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency Medical Personnel arrived and transported Mr. Cooper to Lima Memorial Hospital, where he died as a result of the apparent gunshot wounds. Detectives are currently following up on potential leads and are asking anyone with information about the homicide to contact the Lima Police Department, at 419-227-4444, Det. Steve Stechschulte, at 419-812-0059 or CrimeStoppers, at 419-229-STOP.