At least 4 dead after reported shooting in Dayton, police say

At least 4 dead after reported shooting in Dayton, police say

At least four people were found suffering from fatal gunshot wounds Friday in Butler Township in Dayton, Ohio, police said. According to WLWT sister station WDTN, police were called to the 7200 block of Hardwicke Place around 11:30 am on reports of shots fired. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a total of four victims at multiple crime scenes suffering from gunshot wounds, said Butler Township police Chief John Porter. All four of the victims died on the scene, police said. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has not confirmed the identity of the victims at this time. Police sent out information about a person of interest possibly connected to the shooting.Officials are searching for 39-year-old Stephen Alexander Marlow. He is described as 5 feet, 11 inches, weighing approximately 160 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing shorts and a yellow t-shirt, police said. On Saturday, Butler Township stated Marlow remains the primary suspect and law enforcement is aggressively pursuing all leads to bring him safely into custody. According to officials, information indicates he may have fled outside Ohio.Police said Marlow is driving a 2007 white Ford Edge with an Ohio license plate number JES 9806.He is believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Porter said police crews will continue to monitor the area in case Marlow returns. The Dayton police bomb squad has also been called to ensure there are no other threats to neighborhood safety.”This is the first violent crime in the neighborhood in recent memory. We ask that anyone with any possible information involving this incident or whereabouts of Marlow are asked to call our dispatch center,” Porter said. “We are working to determine if there was any motive to this horrible tragedy or if mental illness played any role.”The FBI has joined local authorities in the search. Officials said Marlow has connections to Indianapolis, Chicago and Lexington. Anyone with information on Marlow’s whereabouts is asked to contact the FBI at 1-800-Call-FBI or call 911.The Butler Township Police Department is being assissted by partners at the Montgomery County Sherriff’s Office, FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

At least four people were found suffering from fatal gunshot wounds Friday in Butler Township in Dayton, Ohio, police said.

According to WLWT sister station WDTN, police were called to the 7200 block of Hardwicke Place around 11:30 am on reports of shots fired.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a total of four victims at multiple crime scenes suffering from gunshot wounds, said Butler Township police Chief John Porter.

All four of the victims died on the scene, police said.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has not confirmed the identity of the victims at this time.

Police sent out information about a person of interest possibly connected to the shooting.

Officials are searching for 39-year-old Stephen Alexander Marlow. He is described as 5 feet, 11 inches, weighing approximately 160 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing shorts and a yellow t-shirt, police said.

On Saturday, Butler Township stated Marlow remains the primary suspect and law enforcement is aggressively pursuing all leads to bring him safely into custody.

According to officials, information indicates he may have fled outside Ohio.

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Steven Alexander Marlow

Police said Marlow is driving a 2007 white Ford Edge with an Ohio license plate number JES 9806.

He is believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

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Porter said police crews will continue to monitor the area in case Marlow returns.

The Dayton police bomb squad has also been called to ensure there are no other threats to neighborhood safety.

“This is the first violent crime in the neighborhood in recent memory. We ask that anyone with any possible information involving this incident or whereabouts of Marlow are asked to call our dispatch center,” Porter said. “We are working to determine if there was any motive to this horrible tragedy or if mental illness played any role.”

The FBI has joined local authorities in the search. Officials said Marlow has connections to Indianapolis, Chicago and Lexington.

Anyone with information on Marlow’s whereabouts is asked to contact the FBI at 1-800-Call-FBI or call 911.

The Butler Township Police Department is being assissted by partners at the Montgomery County Sherriff’s Office, FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

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