FORMER PROSECUTOR SHOT
Amherst Township – Paramedics were called to the Sportsmen Gun & Reel Club on Middle Ridge Road in Amherst Township early Saturday afternoon for a report of a man shot.
Paramedics found the man, 54-year-old Jonathan Rosenbaum, with a single gunshot wound to his back. He was treated on the scene then transported to Amherst Hospital Emergency Room. A short time later Toledo LifeFlight flew Rosenbaum to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.
The Sportsmen Gun & Reel Club is located at 44165 Middle Ridge Road in Amherst Township. The club sits on the south side of Middle Ridge and so far back it is not even visible from the roadway. The club is listed to be open on Saturdays from 9am to 5pm.
Rosenbaum is the former Assistant Lorain County Prosecutor.
A Nursing Supervisor at MetroHealth Medical Center confirms that Rosenbaum is listed in critical condition.
The Lorain County Sheriff’s Department is conducting an investigation into the shooting.