Armed suicidal man is fatally shot by Ashland deputies when Larry Dunham fires his weapon at officers
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An investigation is underway after one person was fatally shot during an officer-involved shooting in Ashland County.
According to the Ashland County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to a call for a man with "suicidal tendencies" in the 200 block of State Route 250 in Rowsburg on Saturday at around 7:56 p.m.
Upon arriving, a man was located sitting in a lawn chair in the backyard. Officers attempted to talk to the man as they approached him, but he threw his cell phone down to the ground and confronted cops with "deadly force."
"Deputies used their service weapons and returned fire, striking the male. The male died due to injuries at the scene," according to the Ashland County Sheriff's Office.
The victim has been identified as 63-year-old Larry Dunham.