Shootings with multiple fatalities reported in southern Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say there have been shootings involving multiple fatalities in southern Ohio.

The attorney general’s office says a dozen Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents have been called to Pike County. Spokesman Dan Tierney says the Pike County sheriff’s office requested state help at 8:20 a.m. Friday.

Tierney had no information on whether a suspect was in custody. He also had no confirmation on the number of fatalities.

Pike County is some 80 miles east of Cincinnati.

Several news outlets reported that the shooting was in or near a residence.

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