Toledo police search for leads in 2 shootings, murders

Michael Heidtman (left) and Alvaro Vallejo Jr. were murdered on Wednesday night. / Lucas County Jail

Toledo Police are investigating the murders of two men shot to death in Toledo on Wednesday night.

Toledo 911 dispatchers say an investigation into the first shooting began with a report of a hit and run accident at the intersection of Broadway and Prouty.

When authorities arrived at the scene around 8 p.m., they discovered the driver, Alvaro Vallejo Jr., deceased with a gunshot wound.

The second murder occured at 4111 Lewis just before midnight. Officers responded to a call of shots fired and found 29-year-old Michael Heidtman injured at the scene. He was transported to Toledo Hospital but later pronounced deceased from a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information on either of these cases should call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.


Toledo Police have issued an arrest warrant for 32 year old Paul Cooper, Police believe Cooper is responsible for the shooting death of Michael Heidtman.