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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 1:00 am

911 calls out in Ohio slaying

Associated Press

CINCINNATI – Recorded 911 calls reflect chaos and confusion after a deadly shooting at a gender reveal party in Ohio that killed a Huntington woman and caused the expectant mother to lose her baby.

WCPO-TV reports one caller told a dispatcher: “There's a whole lot of people here shot.”

Colerain Township police say two gunmen opened fire Saturday night at a house party held to reveal the gender of a pregnant woman's unborn child in the Cincinnati suburb.

Autum Garrett, 22, of Huntington was killed and eight people were injured.

The injured included three children and the expectant mother, who told local media she lost her baby – a boy – after being shot in the leg.

A motive for the shooting wasn't immediately clear. The gunmen fled. No arrests have been made.

Police Chief Mark Denney on Monday urged people in the community to come forward with any information that could help identify the culprits.

“Nothing is unimportant,” he told WLW radio. “It may be a piece of a puzzle to a bigger picture that we have.”

He said a handgun was recovered from the home's front yard, but it hadn't been fired recently.

He advised people in the neighborhood to take precautions.