AREA NEWS: Stark County Sheriff’s Office investigates explosion

OSNABURG TWP.  The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an explosion.

At 8:44 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to the 1600 block of Broadway Avenue NE in response to an explosion inside of a residence, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies located victim, 41-year-old William J. McCullough of Louisville, who suffered from injuries while he was making an incendiary device using smokeless gun powder. He was life-flighted to MetroHealth Medical Center and is being treated for serious injuries. The incident is under investigation.

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in the investigation by the Osnaburg Township Fire Department.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, 330-430-3800 or our Tip Line at 330-451-3937.

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