The incident took place at the Wildwood cabin, part of Hocking Hills Backwood Retreat cabins on
The unidentified victim was able to flee the scene to a residence close by where help was summoned. Deputies, Hocking
Medical Services and a unit from Hocking Hills State Park responded
to the residence. The victim advised deputies the shooter may have shot himself and
was possibly still in the cabin.
During a search of the cabin deputies did locate the body of a male. The
alleged shooter fled
the scene in a white 2007
Chrysler Town and Country
registration DRA8659. It is not known in what
direction the alleged shooter was
traveling and is
thought to live in Franklin County.
Contacted Sunday afternoon, the
sheriff’s office declined
to release additional information and the case remains under investigation.