COLUMBUS, Ohio — A minimum of three individuals are useless following a taking pictures Monday afternoon in West Jefferson, a city about 20 miles west of Columbus.
Police acquired a 911 name about 5:27 p.m. from a passerby a couple of gunshot sufferer outdoors a protracted, white condo home.
“We discovered a number of victims,” West Jefferson Police Chief Christopher Floyd stated Monday evening. Earlier on the scene, he informed reporters on the scene that three victims had been discovered useless inside, however wouldn’t say what number of victims had been discovered outdoors the residence.
Floyd stated the taking pictures occurred someday between 1 p.m. and the 911 name simply earlier than 5:30 p.m.
A motive is unknown and there was no data on any suspect. Victims haven’t been recognized.
“We do not know at this level if it was a theft gone unhealthy or what it was,” Floyd stated. He did say it was not a drive-by taking pictures.
“This can be a dead-end avenue,” he stated. “It curves round to a enterprise (on the finish of the road). There no different method in or out, so it is not like there is a automobile randomly driving down the road.”
The Ohio Bureau of Prison Investigation and the Madison County Sheriff’s workplace are helping West Jefferson police on the scene of Monday’s taking pictures.
The final murder in West Jefferson occurred in 2012, Columbus Dispatch archives point out.
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