Brown Co. man accused of killing stepson

Harry Shafer (Source: Brown County Sheriff's Office)
Harry Shafer (Source: Brown County Sheriff's Office)

MT. ORAB, OH (FOX19) - A Brown County man is facing charges after police say he shot and killed his stepson on Monday night.

It happened in the 3900 block of Greenbush East Road in Mt. Orab.

Police say the victim, Joshua E. Ahr, 33, was shot by his stepfather, Donald Shafer, 56, after an argument between the two. Ahr was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shafer was taken into custody and transported to the Brown County Adult Detention Center, where he is being held on no bond. He has been charged with murder and is awaiting arraignment.

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