UPDATE: The man suspected of fatally shooting a 7-year-old boy and three adults was arrested Friday as he walked along a southern Ohio road. 23 year old Arron Lawson is being held on murder charges, arrested 12 miles south of where authorities found three adults and a 7 year old boy dead in a house trailer Wednesday.
Deputies had spotted Lawson early Thursday in a blue truck in Ironton, about 15 miles south of where the victims’ bodies were found in a trailer home, but they lost him after a brief chase when he crashed into a ditch and ran into the woods in the dark. Authorities located him Friday after a tip. No word on a motive for the murders.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A manhunt is underway in Ohio for a suspect in the shooting deaths of four people including a 7-year-old boy.Warrants have been issued for 23-year-old Arron Lawson for three counts of murder and one count of aggravated murder.Lawrence County sheriff's deputies found the bodies of three adults inside a house trailer Wednesday evening. While at the scene, they were told that a 7-year-old boy also lived there and had not been seen.Authorities issued a missing-child alert and spent hours searching for Devin Holston only to find the child dead inside the same house trailer, his body apparently hidden.Lawrence County Sheriff Jeffery Lawless says a fourth adult who came upon the crime scene after work was stabbed there and fled to seek help.