(7-23-22) Early Saturday morning at around 12:25 a.m., Lima Police Department officers responded to the 200 block of W. Grand, in reference to a shooting. Patrol officers were in the area at the time the shots were fired, and arrived on the scene shortly thereafter. The officers located DeJuan Adams (26) of Lima, lying on the sidewalk and suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Emergency Medical Personnel arrived and took over lifesaving measures, however they were unable to save Adams and he passed away at the scene.

Investigators are currently cultivating evidence and information from video and witnesses. As a result of the initial evidence examined by investigators, the police are currently searching for several known individuals who witnessed the shooting. A person of interest in the shooting is Tony T. Sibert (25) , also of Lima. Sibert is wanted for his involvement in the shooting and he also has several warrants out for his arrest, through multiple law enforcement agencies.

If anyone has information about this incident or the whereabouts of Mr. Sibert, please contact Det. Steve Stechschulte, at 419-221-5181, or CrimeStoppers at 419-229-STOP (7867).