Two people killed in Whitehall shooting

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WHITEHALL, Ohio (WCMH) — Whitehall police are investigating a deadly shooting Monday afternoon.  

According to the Whitehall Division of Police, officers are at the scene of a shooting in the 800 block of Bernhard Road. 

Police say there are two victims, who have both been pronounced dead. 

No schools in the area are under lockdown, Whitehall Police said.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is processing the scene for the Whitehall Police. Whitehall Police will be conducting the investigation.

Whitehall Deputy Chief Daniel Kelso said multiple neighbors called in the shots at approximately 1:08 p.m., which is when officers found the two individuals shot. Police believe one of the shooting victims lives in an apartment building at the scene.

Kelso believes the shooting is an isolated incident and that there is no danger to the neighborhood. He added that police are not currently looking for anything specific at this time, like a suspect vehicle.

No other information was available.  

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