UPDATE: Deputies investigating attempted murder-suicide in Mechanicsburg

2 people have been taken to the hospital after shooting in Mechanicsburg. (WKEF/WRGT)

UPDATE: Deputies are investigating this shooting in Mechanicsburg as an attempted murder-suicide.

They said that Joseph Hooper shot Pamelia before taking his own life.

At last check, she was still receiving treatment at the hospital.


UPDATE: The Champaign County Sheriff's Office said a man was killed and a woman was seriously injured in this shooting.

The man has been identified as 51-year-old Joseph Hooper, and 48-year-old Pamelia Hooper is still in the hospital.

The sheriff's office hasn't released many details, saying they're still investigating the case.


CHAMPAIGN CO., Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – Two people have been shot on Loveless Road in Mechanicsburg.

Champaign County Sheriff deputies originally responded to an active shooter call around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Deputies were able to quickly contain the situation.

According to the Champaign Co. Sheriff’s office, deputies are no longer searching for a suspect.

Two people suffered gunshot wounds.

One victim died on scene.

The other was transported to the hospital.

FOX 45 has reached out to the Champaign Co. Sheriff's office and is waiting for more information.

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