“Armed and dangerous” attempted murder suspect captured in Ross County

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ROSS COUNTY, OH (WCMH) — A suspect the Ross County Sheriff’s Office called “armed and dangerous” was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.

According to the sheriff’s office, Ernest Reed (A.K.A. Bigworm), 41, was taken into custody without incident at a residence on Pam Lane at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Deputies says Reed is wanted as a suspect in an attempted murder that occurred early Thursday morning in the 10000 block of State Route 772.   

Reed was taken into custody due to the assistance from several agencies including the Chillicothe Police Department, the Franklin County and Pickaway County sheriff’s offices, the Ohio Highway Patrol, the US Marshals Service, the US 23 Major Crimes Task Force, the Ohio Adult Parole Authority, the Ross County Sheriff’s Office, and the Ross County and Fayette County Sheriff’s joint E.R.T. Team.

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