Victims identified in Mifflin Township double shooting

MIFFLIN TWP., OH (WCMH) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims in a Mifflin Township shooting that left one man dead.

The shooting happened Thursday afternoon around 3pm at a home in the 2400 block of Lindale Avenue. Both men are believed to have been shot inside.

James Bradford Black, 34, died at the scene. Erik Taylor, 37, was also shot and is in stable condition at Grant Medical Center.

The Sheriff’s Office says the two men were roommates. There is no motive at this time, and no arrests have been made. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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