Smith, Jr., died after being shot three times outside the Lighthouse Bar on
Broadway in south Toledo, but the man who shot him is not currently facing charges.
say an altercation Sunday inside the bar spilled out to the parking lot and
ended with two men firing shots.
security guard shot and killed 24-year-old Smith, but police say he acted in
had not only shot one security guard, but he was shooting at people in the
crowd, and directly at the other security guards that were armed," said TPD
Sgt. Joe Heffernan.
are still stunned by what happened.
don't have things like that happening in this neighborhood," said William
Block. "We have car accidents and such like that, but nothing like killing or
shooting or whatever."
say Smith was part of the altercation inside the bar, and was escorted out by
took exception to what was going on, went to his vehicle, retrieved a pistol,
went back up towards the bar where there was an unarmed security guard at the
door, shot him twice," Heffernan said.
when police say Smith turned his gun on the crowd.
that point, there were two armed security guards in the lot. They heard the
shots going off, went towards Mr. Smith," Heffernan said. "Smith actually
turned towards them and fired at least two rounds towards their direction."
say that's when a guard fired back and hit Smith, killing him.
no charges are currently pending against the security officer, a state agency
is checking to make sure his license was up to date.
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730 North Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43604