South Jefferson St Shooting

Shortly after 7:00am this morning officers responded to the 2200 of South Jefferson to a report of a kidnapping.

Officers received information that an adult female was being held at gunpoint against her will by multiple individuals inside of a residence.

Upon arrival officers searched the area and located the residence in which the female was being held.

Officers announced their presence and identified themselves in an attempt to make entry into the residence.

Officers forced entry into the residence and immediately heard multiple shots fired coming from inside a bedroom, with rounds exiting the bedroom door.

An exchange of gunfire took place and officers made entry into the bedroom.

Upon making entry, officers located multiple individuals. Two individuals sustained gunshots wounds, one of which was deceased on scene. The injured person was transported to the hospital.

No officers were injured during this incident.

At this time, this incident is under investigation by the Division of Criminal Investigations and further information will be released as it becomes available.

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