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MANSFIELD -- A young adult has been detained after a shooting in the 2400 block of Walker Lake Road on Tuesday, Richland County Sheriff's Office Maj. Joe Masi said Wednesday.

No one has been charged and three to five suspects are being sought, Masi said.

At 2:51 p.m., deputies responded to a scene where an 18-year-old male suffered at least one gunshot wound. The victim was taken to OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Masi.

An incident report shows five 9mm shell casings were collected at the scene.

All of the suspects fled before deputies arrived. Ontario police and the Ohio State Highway Police also assisted at the scene.

According to the incident report, several drug use items -- including multiple colored bongs and a glass jar with marijuana -- were collected at the scene.

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Noah Jones is host to The Open Mic Podcast -- available on Apple Podcasts! He is the crime, education and music reporter for Richland Source. He is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and a giant Cardinals fan.