Update: Champaign County shooting suspect found in Springfield

URBANA, Ohio (WDTN) – A man is shot in his house during an argument in Champaign County.

Update: Walter Eugene Ray was wanted by Urbana Police after fleeing the scene around 4:00pm and was taken into custody in Springfield at 8:30pm.

Ray entered Springfield Regional Hospital claiming that he had been assaulted. According to Springfield Police, staff became aware that Ray had a warrant in Clark County and notified the police.

Springfield will transfer Ray to Urbana for more serious charges.

Police were called to the 600 block of South Walnut Street in Urbana around 4:15 p.m. Sunday on reports of shots fired.

When they arrived, they found a male gunshot victim. Police way he was shot by another man while they were fighting. The victim was taken by Care Flight to Miami Valley Hospital where police say he is stable.

The incident is under investigation.

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