A Twinsburg, Ohio, shooting left two people dead and a third person injured on Tuesday evening. The murder occurred around 6 p.m. at 2425 Sherwin Drive.
A 76-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 55-year-old man was taken to the Cleveland Clinic Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center emergency room, where he died a short time later, WKYC News reports. The shooter was among those killed at the scene. The condition and identity of the third victim has not yet been released to the public, Fox8 reports.
Police officers stated that they were confronted by the gunman when they arrived at the home. A video filmed of the Twinsburg shooting by a neighbor reveals yelling occurred before several shots were fired. No police officers were injured in the exchange. The victims which sustained fatal gunshot wounds were reportedly father and son.
Twinsburg police investigators have not yet revealed if the shooter was the father or the son, or the relationship between the men and the third victim. County property records reportedly indicate that Robert Shaw and Nancy Shaw owned the home, according to NewsNet5.
The nature of the domestic dispute has not yet been released to the public. A press conference which is expected to shed more light on the shooting is slated to occur around 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Some media outlets have reported that the third victim in the shooting was only grazed by a bullet and is recovering at Hillcrest Hospital.
Excerpt from a Twinsburg Police Department statement about the shooting as post on their Facebook page.
“Twinsburg Police and Fire were dispatched to a reported active shooter at 2425 Sherwin Drive at 1749 hours. Twinsburg Police and Fire units responded to the scene. Twinsburg Police Officers responded to an active domestic situation and engaged an armed suspect. The shooter was pronounced dead on the scene. Two other individuals were transported to area hospitals. One pronounced dead at Cleveland Clinic ER Twinsburg. The other was transported to Hillcrest ER, patient condition is currently unavailable.”
Warning: This Twinsburg Shooting video contains graphic footage.
3 people shot in Twinsburg, Kent State Regional Academic Center in lockdown, officials confirm http://t.co/eVHd8yXPYA
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Twinsburg police believe the Ohio shooting was a result of a domestic violence incident. The case has been turned over to the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.
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Area schools, including the Kent State Regional Academic Center, were placed on lockdown after the shooting.
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