911 Call Released After Fatal Shooting In Mifflin Township

  • 3/21/2019 10:16:19 AM
  • Tyler Warner
  • Local News

MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP, OH - The Richland County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that took place Wednesday evening at 10:44 P.M. in Mifflin Township. 

According to a press release, Sheriff's deputies responded to 1665 Frontier Trail and discovered 19-year-old Austin Smiley dead with one gunshot wound.

One individual was taken into custody but has not been charged at this point as the investigation is ongoing.

Mifflin Fire and the Richland County Coroners unit, as well as the Major Crimes unit also responded. Richland County Prosecutor Gary Bishop will handle the case when charges are formally filed.

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