Shawnee Township man found shot Friday

LIMA — A Shawnee Township man was reported shot at 4:47 p.m. Friday in the 5800 block of Fort Amanda Road.

Both the Shawnee Township police and fire departments responded to the call. It was reported to them the man was the victim of an accidental discharge, said Detective Jack Miller of the Shawnee Police Department. The man’s name was not released.

The victim was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center shortly after officials arrived, and he is in stable condition, Miller said. The incident is being investigated by the Shawnee Police Department, he said.

“We have to look into it and make sure everything is what it is,” Miller explained.