Deputies investigate Clay Lick Road shooting

Staff Report

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1100 Block of Clay Lick Road in Harrison Township.

“At this time we know that one individual has been shot and one suspect is in custody,” said Gallia Sheriff Matt Champlin.

The suspect has been identified as Roger Waugh, 55, of Patriot. Waugh is charged with second-degree felonious assault after allegedly shooting a tenant of one of his properties after a dispute, according to Champlin.

Champlin stated that his officers processed the scene with the assistance of Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Prosecutor Jason Holdren also responded to the scene and is evaluating the evidence with deputies in regards to charges being filed. Law enforcement responded around 5:44 p.m.

“We can also report that the victim of the shooting has been released from the hospital and has been in contact with investigators,” said Champlin.

Champlin says several witnesses are still being questioned.

Staff Report