The Latest: Police identify victims in triple shooting


SPRINGBORO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a triple shooting in a southwest Ohio suburb (all times local):

3 p.m.

Police in a southwest Ohio suburb say a 33-year-old man shot his estranged wife and her brother before fatally shooting himself.

Clearcreek Township police responded to a home just north of Springboro around 6 p.m. Saturday to find Eric Walker in the driveway dead from a self-inflicted gunshot. His wife 32-year-old Lauren Walker was hospitalized in critical condition while her 33-year-old brother Justin Michel was reported in stable condition with a leg wound.

Police say the couple was arguing in the driveway when Eric Walker retrieved a handgun from his vehicle. Michel came outside after hearing them argue.

Police Chief Jim Terrill said it was the first such case in his nine years as chief in the township. He said neighbors were not in danger during the triple shooting.

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6:45 a.m.

Authorities say a man shot his estranged wife and her brother before fatally shooting himself.

Clearcreek Township police responded to a home just north of Springboro around 6 p.m. Saturday to find a man dead from self-inflicted gunshot wounds in the driveway. The man’s wife and brother-in-law had been shot and were both taken to area hospitals.

A Clearcreek Township police sergeant said Sunday morning the female victim was last listed in critical condition and the male in stable condition.

Police Chief Jim Terrill said the home belonged to the parents of the two victims and described the shooting as a domestic dispute. He said other family members were home at the time.

No identities have been released.

A forensic team from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

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