Columbus man charged in July East Liverpool shooting
LISBON – A Columbus man accused of attempting to harm another man with a handgun in July was served a secret indictment on Friday for a charge of felonious assault with a firearm specification.
Christian A. Radcliff, also known as Money, 25, is charged with attempting to harm Tyler Austin, 22, Wells Avenue, Wellsville, on July 24 during a confrontation in the East End of East Liverpool. The charge, a second-degree felony, was issued by the county grand jury in August.
During the shooting, Austin reportedly suffered a wound to his torso and was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital. The indictment was served after Radcliff was found in Columbus.
Three indictments issued by the January session of the grand jury also were served Friday.
A possession of drugs secret indictment was served to Patrick L. Griffith, 34, Wilbert Avenue, East Liverpool, who is alleged to have buprenorphine in his possession on Nov. 1. Additionally, Griffith has a 2009 conviction of possession of drugs. The charge is a fifth-degree felony.
Evan J. Wooding, 26, East Third Street, Salem, is charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony. Court documents allege he had a Winchester shotgun belonging to James Wooding on Dec. 3.
Vance L. Gray, 41, Densmore Avenue, East Liverpool, was served an indictment for a carrying a concealed weapon charge. The indictment claims Gray had a handgun in his possession on Sept. 27 and already has a 2007 conviction for carrying a concealed weapon. The charge is a fourth-degree felony.