Arrest Made Following Alleged Kidnapping and Shooting

Arrest Made Following Alleged Kidnapping and Shooting

SALEM CENTER, Ohio – One person is in custody following an arrest at Salem Center Cemetery.

According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith O. Wood, his office is, “Currently investigating a kidnapping and attempted murder that occurred at the Salem Center Cemetery.” 

The alleged incident occurred in the early morning hours of August 25, 2021.

According to the statement from Sheriff Wood, “Deputies have one person in custody for the shooting and that the firearm has been recovered. There is no active threat to the public at this time. The victim was flown to Grant Medical Center in Columbus and her condition is currently unknown at this time. More information will be released as soon as it is available.”

Further information has not yet been released including the name of the suspect in custody.