Juvenile Shooting Victim Identified in Lima

Written by on July 30, 2021

The juvenile victim of a shooting in Lima Thursday morning has been identified.

According to a release from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, 15 year old Jykese Cartwright was shot in a rented room at the Hampton Inn on Roschman Avenue in Lima.

He died at the scene.

Cartwright had been staying with family in the Lima area during the summer school break. 

Two other juveniles were found in the room and were detained by deputies, but no suspect has been charged at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anybody with information related to this case can contact the Allen County Sheriff’s Office at 419-227-3535 or anonymous tips can be made to Crimestoppers at 419-229-STOP (7867).

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