UPDATE: Name released in Gallia County shooting death

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WTAP) - UPDATE: 04/13/19

The name of the man Gallia County deputies found shot to death has been released.

Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin says Keith A. Coon, 51, from Jackson, Ohio was found at a home on East Bethel Church Road just before 9:45 a.m. Friday.

No other details have been released, including whether or not someone will face charges.

Champlin did add that there is no further danger to the community from this incident.


ORIGINAL STORY: 04/12/19

The Gallia County Sheriff says a dead body is found in Springfield Township Friday morning.

The sheriff says at 9:43 a.m., the sheriff's office responded to a residence on East Bethel Church Road. It was about a shooting that had happened there.

Officers have confirmed one person is dead. Investigators are still looking at the scene to try to piece together what happened.

The name of the person is not being released until family is notified.