Wagswoofs – The Sunbury police have reported the arrest of the suspect involved in a fatal shooting outside a Wendy’s restaurant in the city of Delaware County. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon after an argument, resulting in the death of one person.
According to a post on their Facebook page, Sunbury police reported that the shooting incident took place at around 2 p.m. on Thursday outside the Wendy’s situated at 88 North Miller Drive. Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered an individual with a gunshot wound in the parking lot of the restaurant, which is located at the intersection of West Cherry Street (Route 37).
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by medics, according to Sunbury police. The identity of the victim is being withheld until their family has been notified.
The suspect fled from the scene, but they promptly called 911 dispatchers and disclosed their whereabouts. Soon after, Sunbury police apprehended the suspect, although their identity has not been disclosed by the authorities.
The shooting resulted in a temporary lockdown of Big Walnut High School and other nearby schools as a precaution. However, the district received confirmation that a suspect was apprehended and there was no longer any danger to the community.
The Sunbury Police Department sought the help of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation to handle the investigation of the homicide scene, according to Steve Irwin, the press secretary for Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.
The police are still actively investigating the homicide, according to their statement.
Sunbury is situated around 12 miles northeast of Polaris and roughly 25 miles northeast of downtown Columbus.