TRAGIC– On Saturday night family and friends gathered at a home near Cincinnati, Ohio for a ‘gender reveal’ party. Unaware that two gunmen would run into the home and open fire, killing a woman and injuring eight others.
According to Colerain Township Police Chief Mark Denney:
“The shooting lasted maybe a minute or two, and suspects got away on foot.”
A shooting which left 22 year old Autumn Garrett DEAD and injuring eight others, including children ages eight, six, and two years old. Thankfully, the injuries to the children were not life threatening.
According to recorded 911 calls, two men walked into the home, opened fire, and ran out!
“I just seen two people walk by, I looked outside, next thing I know they just ran in an just start shooting.” [Caller #1]
“There is little kids hurt and everything. I was sitting in my car, they just ran in and started shooting. There’s a pregnant girl here… on my God.” [Caller #2]
“Ma’am, all I know is, I don’t know what’s going on, all I know is she’s a neighbor. I was at home minding my business and I just heard someone in distress banging on my door and a young lady was bleeding and she said she’d been shot and so had someone else and I just tried to come out and see what was going on.” [Caller #3]
All individuals injured were transported to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center or University if Cincinnati Medical Center. And according to an exclusive statement released to WLWT News 5, a family member has confirmed that after being shot in her leg, the pregnant woman lost her baby.
In regard to the suspects, the police chief has stated the following:
“We’re not sure if the suspects were allowed in or they forced at this point. We don’t know who the suspects are and why they did this.”
Our prayers go out to this family.