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Police arrest wrong person, ‘Berg shooter still on the loose

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According to public records and a statement from the Tiffin Police Department, an attempted murder charge filed against a Grove City man was dropped Monday after Tiffin Police Department was informed the wrong man had been identified.

An arrest warrant had been issued for Hussein A. Mohamed, 23, and he was being charged with attempted murder, a first-degree felony. He was arrested Friday night.

“Lt. Mark Marquis of Tiffin Police Department said Mohamed had been identified in a line-up by one of the victims of the shooting. After Mohamed was arrested, a family member of the co-defendant notified the police department that Mohamed was not the right person, Marquis said.”

In an announcement to the Heidelberg University community, the Office of Campus Security said “We regret to inform you that the information previously received by the Office of Campus Safety regarding the capture of the alleged shooter was inaccurate.

The alleged shooter has NOT been captured.  As was previously stated, if you see anyone who appears suspicious or asks suspicious questions, contact the Tiffin Police Department at 419-447-2323 or 911 for an emergency.”

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