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Fatal shooting in Warwick Twp. under investigation

| December 13, 2023
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WARWICK TWP (WJER) (Dec. 13, 2023) – The Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting incident. No foul play is suspected.

Initial call records indicate it was reported as an accidental shooting that happened when the 62-year-old victim was cleaning his handgun.

The incident was reported in the 3000 block of Orchard Road Southeast near the village of Tuscarawas at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say the victim was shot in the chest and pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS personnel.

A sheriff’s detective and coroner investigator also responded.

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