From a Mansfield Division of Police Press Release

The Mansfield Division of Police responded to a “shots fired” call in the area of 220 South Diamond Street early Sunday morning, March 21, at approximately 12:23 AM.

Officers on patrol had heard several gunshots from the area before being dispatched.

The City’s 911 service had also received several calls about the gunshots.

As officers approached, they saw and stopped a car matching one seen leaving the scene. Inside, according to the Division of Police, was a 26 year old male with at least two gunshot wounds. At the same time, another 30 year old male victim was observed lying in the yard at 27 Ford Avenue, bleeding from a leg wound. Sgt. Ryan grimshaw applied a tourniquet to the leg until EMS arrived.

Both victims were taken to hospitals for treatment and the injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Two handguns were recovered lying in two different positions on Ford Avenue and Schmidt court. Bullet casings and blood were found at 29 Ford Avenue, the two individuals there were detained. A search warrant was obtained and the search yielded a third handgun, more blood, and other firearm related items.

A motive is still being sought. Anytone with information is encouraged to contact Major Crimes Detective Larry Schacherer at 419.755.9766.

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