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2 injured, 1 killed in Mansfield shooting

Posted at 10:12 AM, Mar 03, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-03 19:09:52-05

MANSFIELD, Ohio — Mansfield Police are investigating a late Thursday night shooting that left one man dead and two others injured inside a business.

Police were called to the M&S Drive-Thru on Springmill Road around 11 p.m. on Thursday. A convenience store is also part of the business.

Sign for the location of the shooting in Mansfield.

When they arrived, police found two 26-year-old men with gunshot wounds.

They were both transported to Ohio Health-Mansfield, where one of them died.

Police said a 24-year-old woman drove herself to Ohio Health-Mansfield with a gunshot wound to her foot.

The identity of the man who died has not been released.

"Anybody that would walk in a business and take another human's life, I'll leave that to somebody's imagination on what that person is capable of, what type of person he is," said Mansfield Police Chief Keith Porch.

Mansfield Police received a copy of surveillance video that shows a man wearing a hoodie and a medical mask walking into the store. Moments later, gunfire erupts inside and then the video captures several panicked people spilling out of the shop.

The gunman can be seen running through the parking lot before disappearing around a corner.

"In following the sequence of events in the camera system, the male walking through the parking is the suspect in this case, and ultimately, the one who pulled the trigger on the victim," Sgt. Jared Kingborough said.

Police don't have any suspects identified, and there is concern that someone else could get hurt if the killer isn't captured soon.

"That is not only a concern for officers that will be attempting to locate this person, but the general public," Porch said.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Detective Ronee Swisher at 419-755-9432.