Lawrence County – On 12/18/22 at about 3:20 PM, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a possible shooting at 283 PD 1831 Apt. 8, Chesapeake, Ohio.
Upon arrival, Deputies along with Lawrence County EMS Personnel found a female lying face-up in the parking lot of the complex. LCEMS began medical attention on the victim.
Witnesses advised Deputies that the female victim, who lived in the upstairs apartment, had gotten into an argument with the male occupant of the downstairs apartment over a canine. As the argument continued, the suspect brandished a handgun and shot the victim. After shooting the victim, the suspect fled the scene in a gray Nissan SUV.
The Lawrence County Coroner’s Office arrived a short time later and pronounced the victim dead. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.
The Sheriff’s Office is in the very early stages of this investigation, the suspect is still at large.