BUCYRUS — Tuesday, April 26, Sheriff deputies were investigating shots fired around 9:30 p.m. in the area of the Sheriff’s Office at 3613 Stetzer Rd. While investigating the incident, at 9:43 p.m., the Bucyrus Police Department contacted the Sheriff’s Office advising that a male subject had come to their station and reported that he had just fired shots at the Sheriff’s Office.
Bucyrus Police officers reported to their station and took David M. Vasquez, 35, of New Washington, Ohio into custody without incident.
While investigating the complaint, the Sheriff’s Office received several reports from residents in the 200 block of Iona Dr. and 2400 block of Stetzer Rd. of someone knocking on windows and doors and possibly hearing gun shots.
Sheriff Deputies responded to Bucyrus Police Department and took custody of Vasquez transporting him to the county jail. His vehicle, a blue 2006 Toyota 4 door, was seized and secured at the Sheriff’s Office by Hensley’s Towing. After a search of the Sheriff’s Office buildings and grounds it was discovered that the north side of the Sheriff’s Office building, two personal vehicles and one cruiser had all been struck by gun fire. No one was injured during this incident.
Vasquez is currently incarcerated an being held for investigative purposes. This incident remains under investigation.
Residents in the area of the Timken Subdivision between E. Mansfield St. and Stetzer Rd. are asked to check their homes and property for damage and contact the Sheriff’s Office at 419-562-7906 if any is found.