TOWNSHIP OF SYLVANIA, Sylvania — A man is dead after he was shot on the 3600 block of McCord Rd. Friday afternoon.
The incident occurred just before 1:30 p.m.
According to Sylvania Twp. police, there was a confrontation that led up to the victim being shot. He was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.
A male suspect was taken into custody from the scene without incident.
According to the Lucas County Corrections Center, Zechariah Klaus Gauer was arrested and charged with murder Friday afternoon in relation to the shooting. However, this has yet to be confirmed by Sylvania Twp. police.
The victim's name has not been released, as law enforcement is still working to notify his family.
McCord Road near Blossman was closed for about half an hour Friday afternoon as officers responded to call, but reopened to traffic around 3 p.m.
This investigation is ongoing. We will continue to keep you updated.