- Local Guide
CELINA — Officers from the Celina Police Department responded to a residence at approximately 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of North Sugar Street on a report that a male had fired a handgun inside the house.
Celina police officers and Mercer County Sheriff's deputies established a perimeter around the residence when they arrived to ensure the safety of residents in the area. The male had left the residence before officers arrived.
A 52-year-old male was located a few blocks away after Veteran's Office Director Tom Risch made contact with him. The male was reportedly visibly agitated and taken safely into custody. He was later transported to Dayton VA Hospital.
Officers established that a firearm had been fired in the residence. The name of the male is being withheld as no charges have been filed at this time. Formal charges are pending.