The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office has released the name of a man who was shot by an Ashtabula County Sheriff's Deputy after allegedly pointing a shotgun at the deputy.
Douglas Rash, 44, of New Lyme, died on Nov. 10 at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, according to information from the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office. Rash's death was reported as a police-involved suspected homicide.
The Ashtabula County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 8:36 p.m. on Nov. 10, stating that a subject with a gun was making threats to harm himself and shoot at the police at 707 Dodgeville Road in New Lyme Township, according to a statement from the Ashtabula County Sheriff's Office.
According to the statement, deputies arrived on scene and found a man with a shotgun in the driveway. The man refused to follow orders to drop the weapon.
The man racked the shotgun and pointed it at a deputy and the deputy shot him twice, according to the statement.
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is looking into the shooting. Steve Irwin, spokesperson for the Ohio Attorney General's office, said on Tuesday that the investigation was ongoing.