Homeowner fatally shoots intruder, Scioto deputies say
BLUE CREEK, OHIO (WCHS/WVAH) —
The Scioto County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a homeowner shot and killed an intruder in Blue Creek, Ohio.
Deputies said they found the body of Michael Bashaw, 34, of West Portsmouth in the back yard of a residence from what is believed to be a single gunshot wound to the chest.
According to a news release from the sheriff's office, there appears to be a prior connection between Bashaw and the homeowner.
The release said at this time the shooting appears to have been in self-defense.