Portage County Sheriff David Doak announced the department is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday at 2:29 a.m. at 2211 Alliance Road in Atwater in southern Portage County.

Kevin Bailey of Atwater was apparently shot in the upper torso, according to a press release from the Portage County Sheriff's Department.

The individual who allegedly shot Bailey is cooperating with authorities in the investigation, according to the release.

An autopsy was to be performed Monday at the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office. The incident remains under investigation by the Portage County sheriff's detective bureau.

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