Man shot and killed in Sugarcreek Township

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SUGARCREEK TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — A man is dead after a shooting in Sugarcreek Township.

It happened just after midnight at Cedar Trail Apartments on Surrey Trail.

Police responded to reports of shots fired.

When officers arrived, they found a man dead from a gunshot wound in a hallway of the apartment complex.

While officers were investigating, they saw a vehicle leaving the complex at a high rate of speed. Officers pursued the vehicle, but terminated the pursuit when the vehicle got on the interstate.

At the scene, a person approached officers and said the victim had been knocking on their door prior to the shooting. Police took that person into custody for questioning.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

Ohio BCI is taking over the investigation, according to Sugarcreek Township Police.

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