Mercer County man accused of attempted murder

Colin Uhlenhake
Colin D. Uhlenhake of Celina, Ohio, has been indicted on attempted murder and drug charges. (Photo/Mercer Co. Jail)

CELINA, Ohio (WDTN) – A Mercer County man has been indicted on attempted murder and drug charges.

Colin D. Uhlenhake, 29, of 211 S. Brandon St., Celina, is accused of pointing a gun at a woman’s head during a domestic dispute March 9.

Police said when she pushed the gun away, the gun discharged.  A 2-year-old child was nearby when the shot was fired.

Uhlenhake was spotted two days later outside his home by a Celina police officer.

Police said they found a marijuana grow operation inside the house when Uhlenhake was taken into custody.

A search uncovered a firearm, two large bags of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Uhlenhake is currently held at the Mercer County Jail.

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