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Reward Paid In Deputy Shooting

The Fulton County Crime Stopper announced last week that a $2,500 reward was paid for information leading the arrest of a man who shot and wounded a Fulton County sheriff deputy.

Jeshua Leto Gilmore, 19, Toledo, was convicted of shooting Jeremy Simon, a FCSD deputy, the night of July 31, 2017, after the car he was driving broke down after a police chase.

As Gilmore was getting out of the stolen car he fired four shots at Simon, striking him twice.

The Fulton County Crime Stopper received a tip about 3 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 1.

A press release states the tipster was able “to give authorities a description of the location in which to find… Gilmore.”

By 3:10 pm that day, Toledo police visited an address on Upton Avenue and took Gilmore into custody.

He entered guilty pleas to one count of attempted aggravated murder, five counts of grand theft of a motor vehicle, and one count each of grand theft, theft, failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, and having weapons while under disability.

Gilmore is being held at the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Corrections at the ODRC Correction Reception Center in Orient.

Gilmore was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court to 26 years and 9 months in prison.

ODRC said his prison term will expire on April 23, 2044, when he will be 45 years old.

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