MCSO, BCI investigating suspicious shooting

MEIGS COUNTY — The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), is investigation a suspicious fatal shooting on Salem School Lot Road which occurred Sunday afternoon.

Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood told the Sentinel that his office received a call around 2:36 p.m. that a man had found his wife shot in a vehicle at their residence.

The Meigs County Coroner’s Office, as well as BCI were called in to assist with the investigation.

The body of the deceased has been sent for autopsy.

Wood said it is not believed that there is any danger to the public in relation to this incident.

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By Sarah Hawley

Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.