Authorities in a small rural town in Pike County, Ohio are looking for a gunman who shot a family of eight execution style Friday afternoon, including a woman who was lying down with her 4-day old baby.
ABC News reports: “Seven of the eight victims were found Friday in three homes along the same road in Peebles, a small village east of Cincinnati. The eighth victim was found later than the others at a fourth location in nearby Piketon, officials said.“
The state’s attorney general Mike DeWine said some of the victims seemed to have been killed while they were sleeping in their beds. Three children, a 6-month-old, a 3-year-old, and the newborn child, were found unharmed.
Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation are leading the investigation, as well as law enforcement agencies from nearby counties. We will keep you informed on the latest.