PIKE COUNTY, Ohio – Authorities are investigating “multiple fatalities” in Pike County, Ohio, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office said Friday morning.
A local pastor told WCPO that two adults and five children were shot to death.
Union Hill Rd shooting: Local pastor says two adults five children shot to death. @WCPO
— Jay Warren (@JayWarrenWCPO) April 22, 2016
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) tells WJW that there are bodies at multiple locations on Union Hill Road in Peebles, Ohio.
Spokesman Dan Tierney says the Pike County Sheriff’s Office requested state help at 8:20 a.m. Friday. Tierney had no information on whether a suspect was in custody, and BCI says they are not aware of an active shooter situation. Tierney had no confirmation on the number of fatalities.
Pike County is some 80 miles east of Cincinnati.