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Manhunt ends in pursuit for suspect in fatal Brown County shooting

Lake Lorelei
Posted at 7:16 PM, Oct 01, 2021

BROWN COUNTY, Ohio — The Highland County Sheriff's Office said 41-year-old murder suspect Jason Metcalfe was arrested Friday night near State Route 134 and Patch Road in Clinton County after a pursuit through multiple counties.

That's about 14 miles from 243 Schlitz Drive in Lake Lorelei near Fayetteville, where deputies first received reports of a fight involving guns and knives. Timothy Vogel, 32, was found shot and killed inside the home when they arrived.

According to sheriff deputies in Brown County, Metcalf shot Vogel in the chest, then stole a 2016 white Chevy pick-up truck with Ohio license plate HWF-2481. He was seen leaving Lake Lorelei and traveling west on State Route 131.