Beacon Journal staff report

A Portage County man is dead and authorities say they have a suspect in the case.

Portage County Sheriff David Doak said officers were called to a home in the 6400 block of Vair Road in Freedom Township at 6:44 p.m. Tuesday for a report of shots fired.

Timothy R. McAtee, 54, was found shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Doak said a suspect has been identified.

He said further details will be released later.