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Stark County Sheriff's Office investigating shooting in Nimishillen Township

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Posted at 10:16 PM, Nov 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-23 22:18:13-05

NIMISHILLEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Deputies are investigating a shooting that occurred in Nimishillen Township Saturday afternoon, according to the Stark County Sheriff’s Office.

Around 2:29 p.m., deputies were called to the 5300 block of Maplegrove Avenue where they found a man who had been shot.

The 44-year-old man had been shot in the arm one time. He was transported to Aultman Hospital where he was treated and later released, deputies said.

During the investigation, deputies identified the suspect as 36-year-old Jesse Wilcox, of Louisville, according to deputies.

Deputies said that Wilcox and the man he shot are acquaintances and had an argument prior to the shooting.

Wilcox was arrested taken to the Stark County Jail.

The shooting remains under investigation.