A mass shooting has taken place in Pike County, Ohio. Seven people were shot dead at three different crime scene locations.

All of the confirmed dead are said to be related. Five children are said to be among the victims. A manhunt is underway for the shooter.


Pike County mass shooting crime scene

A pastor tells WLWT News 5’s Todd Dykes that he was told by authorities that seven people were found shot to death at a Pike County home. Reports indicate as many as seven people are dead in Pike County, near the Adams County line. Pastor Phil Fulton of Union Hill Church said that he was told two adults and five children were dead. A spokesperson for Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation said “we are sending everybody” to the shooting scene near the Adams/Pike county line. NBC4i said that the dead were found at three scenes, but It is not clear if the three scenes are on the same property or different ones. Union Hill Road runs off Ohio 32 at the county line. Aerial video shows officers standing outside a home with crime scene tape around it. h/t wlwt

Pike County ohio mass shooting crime scene

At least two dozen police cruisers and several EMS teams were stationed along the road in front of the home.