Murder-Suicide Gunman in Ohio was a Volleyball Official

  0 Braden Keith | November 18th, 2017 | High School, News

50-year old Michael A. Wood was a veteran high school volleyball official in Ohio before killing a man and then turning the gun on himself in New Philadelphia, Ohio on Monday, November 13th.

Wood shot Dr. George Seese in a parking lot outside of the Affinity Medical Center.

Wood was a sports official with the Ohio High School Athletics Association (OHSAA) since 2001, officiating basketball, volleyball, baseball, and softball. That includes volleyball since 2004.

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Braden Keith

Braden Keith is the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Braden's first foray into sports journalism came in 2010, when he launched a swimming website called The Swimmers' Circle. Two years later, he joined as a co-founder. Long huge fans of volleyball, when Braden and the SwimSwam partners sought an opportunity to …

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