News Police investigating double fatal shooting in Portsmouth


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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- WSAZ is reporting that Police are investigating a double shooting in Portsmouth that occurred overnight that happened just after 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the Edendale Road area. Officers found a man and woman with gunshot wounds and both were pronounced dead at the scene by the Scioto County coroner. Police believe the incident is domestic related and incident poses no threat to the community. "There is no reason to believe that there is any danger to any other residents of the area," police wrote in a press release. The names of the victims have not been released yet.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at the Portsmouth Police Detective Division: 740-354-1600.
You can also call the Police Dispatch line: 740-353-4101.