18-Year-Old Shot Over The Weekend In Mohican Township

18-Year-Old Shot Over The Weekend In Mohican Township

  • 10/9/2017 3:03:28 PM
  • Joe Lyons
  • Local News

MOHICAN TWP., OH - The Ashland County Sheriff’s Office and Jeromesville EMS responded to a shooting around 10:57 p.m. Saturday night on Township Road 75 near Lake Fork in Ashland County's Mohican Township.

Chief Deputy Carl Richert, of Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, said Monday, “an 18-year-old Ashland male was shot in the neck by a 40-year-old Mansfield male late Saturday night.”

The 18-year-old was transported by Jeromesville EMS to University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center for the gunshot wound. He was then flown by medical helicopter to Akron General Hospital.

No word on his condition as of this time.

Richert will not be releasing the names of the individuals involved until Tuesday, and only after the Ashland County prosecutor has a chance to review the case and see what charges are warranted. “The information will be released sometime after noon on Tuesday the 10th of October," stated Richert. 

Richert did confirm that the 18-year-old was shot by a handgun and the deputies recovered a handgun; they are holding a 40-year-old male for questioning.

No official charges have been filed at this time.

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