As many of seven people are thought to be dead following a mass shooting in rural Ohio.
According to local news reports, authorities were called to the scene, thought to be located near in a residence in the small town of Peebles, located around 65 miles east of Cincinnati.
Agents from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are now said to be on scene following a request for state help filed by the Pike Country sheriff’s office on Friday morning.
It’s been reported that a number of children are among the dead and that there is more than one crime scene.
There are no reports of any arrests.
Meanwhile, the high school and elementary schools in the village are in lock down as police investigate.
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