UPDATE (1:57 p.m. on Friday, July 30): According to the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, a person of interest has been taken into custody during this ongoing investigation.
“At this time, we can confirm that a person of interest has been taken into custody in this investigation. Our Detectives, along with the Ohio Attorney General Bureau of Criminal Investigation (B.C.I) Crime Scene Unit are still currently conducting an investigation at the scene,” said Sheriff Matt Champlin.
The Sheriff went on to say, “Further information will be released at the appropriate time, however at the current time, no further details are being released as they are crucial to the integrity of the investigation. There is no danger to the community at this time.”
GALLIA COUNTY, OH (WOWK)—A shooting occurred in Gallia County around 10:38 a.m. on Friday.
According to the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, Gallia County 911 received a call about a shooting, reporting that a male victim was injured as a result.
Deputies arrived at the 2000 block Neighborhood Road in Green Township and found one injured victim. The victim was transported to a Huntington area trauma center for treatment.
This incident is still under investigation.
“We ask that the public avoid the area if possible until we conclude this portion of our investigation. Further details will be released at the appropriate time,” stated Sheriff Matt Champlin.