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Man Dies in Ross County Shooting


Chillicothe – Man is dead from a gunshot wound after being transported in to local hospitals in Chillicothe

According to Police on July 5, 2022 shortly before 8:00 p.m. Ross County office was notified by the Chillicothe Police Department that they were at a residence on Clay Street in Chillicothe with the victim of a gunshot. They stated that they believed the shooting occurred somewhere outside of the city limits in the Eastern side of Ross County.

The victim was identified as 22-year-old Thomas Lancaster. Mr. Lancaster was transported to Adena Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries. Mr. Lancaster is in the care of the Ross County Coroner’s Office.

Detectives are currently investigating the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call my office at 740-773-1185.
There are no further details available at this time.