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Fostoria murder suspect apprehended

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Fostoria woman and the wounding of her daughter Sunday afternoon was apprehended in Cleveland Monday morning.



Calvin Dixson, 37, Perrysburg, will be brought back to face charges in connection with the death of Lisa Stowers.

Stowers, 50, and Tyeesha Ferguson, 36, were sitting in a Pontiac parked outside of 245 Bannister St. at 1:30 p.m. Sunday when Dixson fired shots at the vehicle, according to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks.

Stowers was pronounced dead at the scene, while Ferguson was taken to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, where she was transported by LifeFlight helicopter to ProMedica Toledo Hospital.

Brooks said Monday afternoon that Ferguson was still in critical condition, but she is now breathing on her own and talking.Dixson is believed to be an estranged ex-boyfriend of Ferguson.

Ferguson had filed a civil protection order against Dixson for harassing her, Brooks said.Dixson, who police say fled the scene after the shooting, was taken into custody at 11 a.m. Monday by the Cleveland Police Department.

A warrant for Dixon's arrest on an aggravated murder charge was issued through the Fostoria Police Department Monday morning.

The Cleveland Police Department followed an anonymous tip about Dixson's whereabouts to a camper.

Dixson arrived at the camper while police were checking the location, and officers were able to arrest him without incident.

Dixson was being held in the Cleveland city jail on a $1 million bond.

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