Stark County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Shooting Incident

(Lake Township, Ohio) – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred in Lake Township.

At 7:32 a.m. Saturday, May 11th deputies responded to the St. James Allotment, 8239 St. Patrick Avenue NW, in response to a shooting. Upon arrival deputies located a 24-year-old man who had been shot during a home break in. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Investigators determined the shooting occurred  when the gunshot victim forced his way into the home at which time the 50-year-old resident shot him. Detectives determined it was a domestic-related incident.

The general public has no reason to be concerned.

Anyone with  information is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, 330-430-3800.