4 dead at multiple crime scenes in Ohio town. Police are searching for a man who is likely armed and dangerous

By Kiely Westhoff and Amya Henry, CNN

Four men and women have been fatally shot Friday at many web sites in a compact Ohio town just north of Dayton, and police are looking for a guy who is probably connected to the capturing.

Stephen Marlow, a “person of curiosity,” is probable armed and harmful, Butler Township Law enforcement Chief John Porter stated at a media briefing.

Porter reported Marlow was 5’11” and about 160 pounds, with brown hair. Authorities feel Marlow, 39, was carrying shorts and a yellow T-shirt and fled in a white 2007 Ford Edge.

Law enforcement responded to a report of pictures fired just just before midday, Porter claimed, and the 4 victims died at the scenes.

“This is the very first violent crime in this neighborhood in modern memory,” Porter mentioned. “We are functioning to figure out if there was any motive to this horrible tragedy or if psychological health issues performed any position,” the main reported.

Wendy Chapman, a neighbor of one particular victim, told CNN affiliate WKEF the community is a tranquil spot.

“I would have hardly ever, even in this community, I would by no means expect everything, never,” Chapman told the Dayton station.

Law enforcement do not consider there is an ongoing danger to the community but have deployed more crews and the Dayton Law enforcement Bomb Squad out of an abundance of caution, Porter claimed.

Porter claimed individuals ought to call the police dispatch if they have info on Marlow’s whereabouts or see the Ford Edge. He also urged people in the neighborhood to appear at online video footage from before Friday.

Butler Township is a city of just under 8,000 inhabitants about 9 miles north of Dayton.

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