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WIMA NEWS COPY THURSDAY OCTOBER 31, 2019

>>Homicide in Lima

(Lima, OH)--Lima Police are investigating a shooting from last night that resulted in Allen County’s sixth homicide of 2019.

In a statement LPD says that at 7:45 officers were dispatched to a shooting at 635 S. Metcalf Street.When they arrived they found 47-year old Jermaine Ingram shot inside of the residence.He was transported to Mercy Health/St. Rita’s, where life-saving measures were attempted, however Mr. Ingram died shortly thereafter.No one else was injured during the incident, which remains under investigation and detectives are following up on leads.

Anyone with possible information about this incident is urged to contact the Lima Police Department at 419-227-4444, or CrimeStoppers at 419-229-STOP.

>>Delphos Man Arrested For Injuring His Infant Son

(Delphos, OH)--Delphos Police say they have arrested a yet to be identified man after he reportedly admitted to them that he caused the life-threatening injuries to his 2-month-old child.

According to a press release issued by Delphos Police, they were contacted Tuesday by Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center requesting that detectives respond to the emergency room at the hospital in reference to an injured child.

After speaking with the child’s mother and grandparents at the hospital detectives surmised that the injuries likely happened the day before when the child was in the care of his biological father. He happened to be in the Allen County jail on an unrelated charge. When interview there police say he admitted causing the injuries to the child at their residence.

>>Trick or Treat

(Lima, OH)--And just in case you didn’t realize it, today is Halloween. The City of Lima and the surrounding townships, along with most municipalities in the area, will be conducting trick or treat later tonight so keep that in mind on your evening commute.

WIMA SPORTS COPY THURSDAY OCTOBER 31, 2019

>>Nationals Beat Astros In World Series Game Seven

(Houston, TX) -- The Washington Nationals are World Series champions for the first time. They beat the Astros 6-2 in Game Seven in Houston. Anthony Rendon [[ ren-DOAN ]] and Howie Kendrick both homered in a three-run seventh inning to erase a 2-0 deficit for Washington. Juan Soto added an RBI single in the eighth and Adam Eaton singled in two more in the ninth for the Nats. Patrick Corbin threw three shutout innings to get the win in relief. Will Harris took the loss. Yuli Gurriel homered and Carlos Correa singled in a run for Houston. The road team won all seven games.

>>Blue Jackets Drop Second Straight With Home Loss To Edmonton

(Columbus, OH) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets lost their second straight game with a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Edmonton Oilers. Playing after a three-day layoff, the Jackets looked sloppy with a lackluster start from goalie Joonas Korpisalo who gave up four goals on 12 shots and was replaced by backup Elvis Merzlikins. Zach Werenski scored the lone CBJ goal on a power play in the second period. The Blue Jackets will now look to end their two-game skid when they travel to St. Louis on Friday to play the Blues.

>>Cavs Stay Unbeaten At Home With Win Over Chicago At RMFH

(Cleveland, OH) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers won their second game of the season with a 117-111 victory over the Chicago Bulls at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. Kevin Love had 17-points and 20 rebounds to go with Tristan Thompson's 23-points and ten boards to lead a Cavs team that saw six players score in double-digits. Collin Sexton scored 18-points while rookie Darius Garland had nine, and Jordan Clarkson dished in 17 off the bench. Cleveland will look for their first road win of the season when they next play on Friday in Indiana against the Pacers.

>>ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE ON THE BRINK.

(PHILADELPHIA, PA)--THE COLUMBUS DESTROYERS ARENA FOOTBALL JUST CAME BACK THIS YEAR AND IT MAY ALREADY BE DONE FOR GOOD. THE ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE CONFIRMED ALL OF ITS TEAMS HAVE SUSPENDED OPERATIONS TEMPORARILY, INCLUDING THE DESTROYERS, BECAUSE OF FINANCIAL PROBLEMS. THE LEAGUE'S COMMISSIONER TOLD THE ALBANY TIMES-UNION A DECISION ON THE LEAGUE'S PERMANENT FUTURE HAS NOT BEEN DECIDED, BUT SHOULD BE MADE IN SEVERAL WEEKS.

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