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Flat Rock man charged in shooting investigation

A Shelby County  man has been charged with the shooting of a man last week.


Michael Weddle, 32, of Flat Rock, is charged with battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery.  He was initially held without bond.


Last week, a man was being sought by Bartholomew County officials who were aware he may have been shot and wounded in Shelby County.  Mark Ward, 50, was located after he was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital for medical treatment.  Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies responded to CRH.  Ward suffered an apparent gunshot wound.  He was conscious and talking when he arrived at the hospital


The vehicle involved was also secured and BCSO said, at the time, they were working closely with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on this investigation.


The Shelby County Sheriff's Department says Ward had not been cooperative as of the initial questioning last week.