Aug 05, 2022
4 dead at multiple crime scenes in Ohio town, police are searching for a man who is likely armed and dangerous
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(CNN)Four people were fatally shot Friday at multiple sites in a small Ohio town just north of Dayton, and police are searching for a man who is possibly connected to the shooting.Stephen Marlow, a "person of interest," is likely armed and dangerous, Butler Township Police Chief John Porter said at a media briefing. Porter said Marlow was described is White, 5'11" and about 160 pounds, with brown hair. Authorities believe Marlow, 39, was wearing shorts and a yellow T-shirt and fled in a white 2007 Ford Edge.Stephen Marlow was driving this white Ford Edge, police said.Police responded to a report of shots fired just before noon, Porter said, and the four victims died at the scenes."This is the first violent crime in this neighborhood in recent memory," Porter said. "We are working to determine if there was any motive to this horrible tragedy or if mental illness played any role," the chief said.Read MoreWendy Chapman, a neighbor of one victim, told CNN affiliate WKEF the neighborhood is a quiet place."I would have never, even in this neighborhood, I would never expect anything, never," Chapman told the Dayton station.Police do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the neighborhood but have deployed additional crews and the Dayton Police Bomb Squad out of an abundance of caution, Porter said.Porter said people should call the police dispatch if they have information on Marlow's whereabouts or see the Ford Edge. He also urged residents in the neighborhood to look at video footage from earlier Friday.Butler Township is a town of just under 8,000 residents about 9 miles north of Dayton.
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Victim, 22, Dies 2 Days After Being Shot In Camden
Authorities have identified a 22-year-old man who died two days after being shot in Camden.
The victim was identified as Lemuel Rodgers, according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez.
On Monday, Aug. 8, at 11:12 p.m. Camden County Metro Police officers responded to the 2700 block of Federal Street for a ShotSpotter Activation.
Police found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.
Rodgers was taken to Cooper University Medical Center for treatment.
Rodgers was pronounced dead at Cooper University Medical Center on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 11:45 p.m.
This investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit Detective Daniel Crawford at (856) 580-2223 and Det. Matt Kreidler Camden County Police Department Homicide (609) 519-6918. Tips can also be sent anonymously to [email protected]