Fairfield County Man Hospitalized After A Situation With Deputies


UPDATED: Saturday November 23, 2013 7:54 AM

A Fairfield County man was hospitalized after a situation with Sheriff's Deputies.

Deputies said they were dispatched to the village of Bremen to look for a man who was making threats to another individual.

The suspect, 50-year-old Phillip Thompson, was located on Bartlett Street around 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Deputies said Thompson discharged his weapon. It was unclear whether Thompson aimed towards deputies.

Thompson then took off. Deputies said he discharged his weapon a few more times then shot himself.

Thompson was transported to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center by helicopter. Deputies said he was in critical condition.

The incident is still under investigation.

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