Tuesday, February 19, 2008



Elyria – Elyria Police are sorting through the details right know after a man shot his wife in their home, and then turned the gun on himself in the driveway.

Elyria Police were called to the couple’s home at 616 Cambridge Ave Tuesday afternoon for a reported shooting. Police were told that the man had shot his wife inside the home, in front of the family, and then shot himself.

Police found the man lying on the driveway next to the side door of the home dead. The wife was inside in an upstairs bedroom still alive. LifeCare Paramedics and Elyria Firefighters treated the woman and transported her to Elyria Memorial Hospital where her condition is unknown at this time.

UPDATE: 4:45
Herb de la Porte, Vice President of LifeCare Ambulance, said that they received the call at 3:30 p.m. of a double shooting on Cambridge. De la Porte stated that they transported a female gunshot victim to Elyria Memorial Hospital in critical condition. The woman has been taken by LifeFlight to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.

UPDATE: 6:00 P.M.
Elyria Police say that 48-year-old James Nolan was the gunman in today’s Cambridge Ave shooting. Nolan shot his wife Lynn inside of the home before he shot and killed himself outside of the home.

According to court documents Lynn Nolan filed for Divorce and a Restraining Order on November 1st of 2007. James Nolan also filed for a Restraining Order against his wife. Both orders were granted on November 5, 2007.

Their divorce was granted just 13 days ago on February 6th.

Check back for updates as they become available.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of Lynn Nolan and James Nolan. Patsy

10:12 PM  

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