Type of Incident: Suspicious Death
Date & Time of Incident: August 28, 2017 @ 00:49 p.m.
Location of Incident: 1701 Blanchard Avenue
Emergency personnel responded to a report of a male in the parking lot at 1701 Blanchard Ave. Upon arriving at the scene the male was located and was deceased. The cause of death is under investigation, the investigation is ongoing.
Assisting officers at the scene were Findlay Fire and Hanco EMS.
Update: August 28, 2017 @ 14:37
The incident appears to be a case of suicide. The man died of a gunshot wound and the gun involved has been recovered by police. The deceased person is a 24 year old white male. His name is not being released at this time. This incident remains under investigation by Findlay Police Department.
An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning at the Lucas County Coroner’s Office.
Anyone with recorded security camera footage around the Amelia Avenue / Connell Avenue / Blanchard Avenue / Fishlock Avenue area is encouraged to call the Findlay Police at 419-424-7164.
Update: August 29, 2017 @ 14:22
An autopsy was conducted at the Lucas County Coroner’s Office this morning and the shooting death of the 24 year old Findlay man has been confirmed as a suicide. The identity of the man is not being released by police out of respect for the family.
Current Status: Under Investigation
Findlay Police Department
Lt. Robert Ring
318 Dorney Plaza
Findlay, Ohio 45840