Lt. Kevan Toney said the shooter told police he saw the man strike a woman with an ax or hatchet inside a vehicle shortly after noon Wednesday on Nelson Avenue, just east of Lodge Avenue.
The neighbor intervened and shot the man, identified as Bernard Neyland, 59, of Toledo.
The woman, identified as Lakita Wilson, 53, of Toledo, suffered multiple cuts. She later received treatment for her injuries.
Neyland attacked Ms. Wilson with a hatchet when Benjamin Hand, a nearby resident, witnessed the assault taking place, police said. Mr. Hand then shot the assailant.
Neyland was taken to the University of Toledo Medical Center, the former Medical College of Ohio hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:55 p.m., said Dr. James…
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