St. Mary’s man ID’d as person shot, killed by police in Celina Friday morning

A St. Mary’s man was identified as the person shot and killed after “an encounter” with Celina police early Friday morning.

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Corey Andrew, 24, was identified as the man who was shot and later died from his injuries, Celina Police Chief Tom Wale said in a media release.

The incident started as a police investigation at Eastview Park, near the park’s pond, around 2:10 a.m. Friday, Wale said.

“Police had an encounter with 24-year-old Corey Andrew of St. Mary’s. That encounter resulted in a police-involved shooting,” Wale said.

Andrew was taken to Mercer Health Hospital in Coldwater and was pronounced dead.

The name of the officer involved in the shooting was not released. It was also not known if multiple officers were involved in the incident.

An Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation spokesperson previously confirmed to News Center 7 that the department had been requested to conduct the investigation.

Additional details were not released. We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.