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Summit County Sheriff's Office arrests man in connection to Sunday night murder

The shooting occurred in Green.

SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio — Editor's note: The video in the player above is from a previously published, unrelated story.

On Wednesday afternoon, the Summit County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of Jeffrey J. Peasley in connection to a Sunday night murder that occurred in Green. 

The shooting took place on October 10 on Raber Road when police were called to the scene for reports of a shooting. Summit County officials arrived and found the victim, a 45-year-old man, with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

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Immediately following the shooting, an arrest warrant was issued for Peasley. 

Police say Peasley, who is from Navarre, was located around 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12. The man was operating a stolen vehicle in Niles when officers attempted to stop him and he crashed. A K9 unit assisted in the capture of the man and he was taken to the Summit County Jail. 

Officials did not say whether charges have been filed at this time. 

This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates. 

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Editor's note: The video in the player above is from a previously published, unrelated story.