Shooter Arrested; Lock-Down at Willard Schools Lifted

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WILLARD, Ohio -- Authorities have captured a shooting suspect who prompted a lock-down of the Willard City Schools on Wednesday afternoon.

The schools were placed in lock-down shortly after noon, according to Superintendent David Danhoff, after officials were made aware of a shooting at a home on Main Street.

Willard City Manager Brian Humphress tells Fox 8 News that the shooter, a school aged teen, was taken into custody after 1:30 p.m.

Humphress adds that the shooter is the son of the individual injured in the shooting. The shooting took place in a home on Main Street around noon.

Danhoff says that the schools were placed on lock-down as a precautionary measure.

Stay with Fox 8 News for more on this developing situation.