Altercation leads to shooting in Van Wert County

VAN WERT — The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened at 1:09 a.m. Saturday at 19470 State Road.

According to a news release an unidentified person was shot at a party where several rounds were fired.

An apparent dispute lead up to the shooting and involved several people.

The person who was shot was taken to a local hospital by Middle Point EMS where that person was treated and released.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone who can help with information is urged to contact the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office at 419-228-3866, submit a crime tip on the sheriff’s office website or call Van Wert Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867).

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