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Woman shot while being held hostage has died and been identified

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 31, 2013 at 10:50 PM

The woman shot in the head Wednesday night during a standoff at Family Dollar in Willard has died, police said.

The woman has been identified at Kimberly Kelley, of New Washington. Kelley, a mother of three, is believed to be about 47 years old, Willard Police Chief Mark Holden said this morning.

Shawn Schuett, 19, of Egpyt Road in rural Willard, was the gunman who shot her before shooting himself at the end of the three-hour standoff.

Willard police said the woman was taken to Mercy Willard Hospital and then flown by helicopter to another medical facility. Officials received word of her death shortly after 11 p.m.

Pictures of the hostage standoff are posted HERE.

Look for the full story in Friday's Norwalk Reflector.

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