Ross Township soldier wounded in Afghanistan IED attack

Staff Sgt. Sam Shockley lost both legs, 3 fingers

ROSS TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A Ross Township native could soon be back in the U.S. for medical treatment after he was seriously wounded while serving in Afghanistan.

Friends of Staff Sgt. Sam Shockley told 9 On Your Side that Shockley lost both of his legs and three fingers when he stepped on an improvised explosive device.

Shockley will be flown to Germany before returning home to the U.S. for treatment.

Shockley is a graduate of Ross High School.

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