RIO GRANDE — A domestic violence situation led to a shooting on Friday morning at a residence just north of the Village of Rio Grande in Gallia County.
According to Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning, deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 2600 series of Ohio 325 in Raccoon Township at approximately 9:41 a.m. following the report of a domestic-violence shooting.
Arrested at the scene was Clinton C. Eads as a suspect in this case. The victim, Jerry S. Eads, the reported father of the suspect, was transported by Gallia County EMS to Saint Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va., for injuries sustained during the shooting.
Browning reported that deputies secured the residence and later processed the scene with the assistance of agents with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.
Clinton C. Eads was detained, and, late of Friday evening, Browning announced that the suspect had been released based on interview with investigators and information provided by the shooting victim.
The case is being referred to the Gallia County Prosecutor’s Office for review.
As of press time, the victim remained in the care of Saint Mary’s Medical Center.