3 shot, 1 dead in Middletown

A person is dead and two injured in an early morning shooting in Middletown, according to Deputy Chief Earl Nelson.

The drive-by shooting occurred about 3:25 a.m. Sunday in the 1700 block of Sheffield Street near Sheldon Avenue. The victims were shot while sitting in a car, according to police. One person was dead at the scene and two others were transported to Atrium Medical Center for treatment.

Detectives are continuing to investigate, but no arrests had been made as of 1 p.m. Sunday.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Ken Mynhier 513-425-7720 or 513-425-7700.

There were other reports of shots fired overnight in Middletown, including on Shafer Street, but investigators do not believe the incidents are related.

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