Minerva man shot and killed, suspect under arrest
MINERVA-A Minerva man is being held at the Carroll County jail Thursday morning in connection to a deadly shooting.
Police were called to a home on Valley Street around 5:48 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a disturbance and gun shots being fired.
When officers arrived, they discovered a man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
68-year-old Kenneth Blanchard was arrested and has been charged with murder. Blanchard will be in court later Thursday in Carroll County.
The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Michael Fairchild, of Minerva. Police say Fairchild had a relationship with the suspect’s daughter. She was not at the residence at the time of the shooting.
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