The FBI is concerned in a multistate manhunt for an individual of curiosity sought within the deadly capturing of 4 individuals in Ohio.
The particular person of curiosity, recognized by police as 39-year-old Stephen Marlow, ought to be thought of “armed and harmful,” FBI Cincinnati said on Twitter. He has ties to Indianapolis, Chicago and Lexington, Kentucky, and “could possibly be in one in all these cities,” FBI Cincinnati mentioned.
Marlow is needed in reference to the capturing deaths of 4 individuals in Butler Township, a small city north of Dayton on Friday, police mentioned.
Police responding to reviews of gunfire shortly earlier than midday discovered the 4 victims affected by gunshot wounds at “a number of crime scenes” in a residential space, the Butler Township Police Division mentioned.
The 4 victims had been pronounced lifeless on the scenes. They haven’t been recognized by police.
Butler Township Police Chief John Porter mentioned they do not consider there’s a continued menace to the neighborhood however “we’ll proceed to have crews within the space in case Marlow would return,” he informed reporters on Friday. The Dayton Police Division Bomb Squad was additionally contacted “out of an abundance of warning,” he mentioned.
Neighbors had been requested to assessment any video digicam footage from that day.
Porter mentioned police had been working to find out “if there have been any motive to this horrible tragedy” and didn’t have any additional info on the investigation.
“That is the primary violent crime on this neighborhood in latest reminiscence,” Porter mentioned.
Marlow is believed to have fled the world in a white 2007 Ford Edge SUV with the Ohio license plate JES9806, police mentioned.
He was described by police as roughly 5’11”, 160 kilos with brief brown hair and was final seen carrying shorts and a yellow T-shirt.