Police probe shooting

Staff Writer

Wapakoneta City Police responded to a call of an accidental weapon discharge at 503 Ohio St. around 3 p.m. Monday.

According to a statement, officers responded to the scene and spoke with a male suspect regarding the complaint. While police investigated, the man picked up another weapon and shot himself. He was transported to Lima Memorial Hospital where he later passed away.

The investigation is ongoing and is being turned over to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations.