One killed, one injured in overnight shooting in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (WCHS/WVAH) —
One person is dead and another is recovering in the hospital after a shooting in Portsmouth, Ohio early Saturday morning.
The shooting took place inside the Columbia Theater Bar on Gallia Street at about 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a release from the Portsmouth Police Department.
Both victims were transported to the hospital where one was pronounced dead.
Later Saturday morning, police responded to multiple shots being fired on Waller Street, which is where they arrested Daniel Jay Sowards.
Sowards is charged with aggravated burglary, felonious assault and firing a gun across a roadway.
Police are still working to determine if the two shootings are related.
The names of the victims have not been released at this time.
Anyone with information on the shootings is asked to call Portsmouth Police.