Findlay man shot dead on street

Findlay Police are investigating a fatal shooting.

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on a Findlay street early Friday morning.

Shortly after 1 a.m., Findlay Police were called to E. Foulke Ave. at Crystal Ave. on a reported of shots being fired. When they arrived they foudn Joe Gutierrez III, 34, suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say Gutierrez was a passenger in a vehicle that was approached by a suspect vehicle. Witnesses say two black males inside the suspect vehicle shot Gutierrez as he exited his vehicle.

The suspect vehicle, a dark-colored (possible dark green) mid-to-late 1990's or early 2000's model Pontiac, fled north on Crystal Avenue after firing shots at Gutierrez.

If you have any information regarding this incident you are asked to call Findlay Police at 419-424-7150.