Ohio father Chad Doerman lined up, executed three young sons with a rifle, prosecutors say

Here’s what we know so far:

What was the scene like Friday morning?

On Friday morning, police tape surrounded the entire property where the boys were shot. A sheriff’s vehicle sat in front of the home in a rural part of the county.

Across the intersection from the home, landscapers worked in the Laurel Cemetery mowing grass. One of the workers carried plastic flowers between his teeth as he weaved his riding lawnmower between the headstones. Across the street, the red doors of the Monroe Township Fire and EMS station sat open, an ambulance and Jeep inside. The home was silent, but the yard was filled with signs of life. A pop-up camper sat in the yard along with a trampoline and kids’ toys. On the back edge of the property, there was a propane tank and pile of logs stacked high.

Brothers killed in shooting at Clermont County home

Deputies were dispatched to the home after 911 calls, the first of which was received at 4:15 p.m.

The children, ages 3, 4 and 7 were found dead in the yard of their home on Laurel Lindale Road, according to the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office.

A 34-year-old woman was later found outside the home with a gunshot wound to her hand. She was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The woman’s identity was not released but Sheriff Robert S. Leahy met with the woman later at UC Hospital to inform her of the death of her sons, according to the sheriff’s office.

So far, Doerman is not charged with shooting the woman but the sheriff’s office said he could face additional charges.

Two 911 calls received in connection to Monroe Township, Ohio shooting

The Clermont County Dispatch Center received two calls about the incident, according to the sheriff’s office.

In the first call received at 4:15 p.m., an unknown woman was screaming that “her babies had been shot,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

In a second 911 call made at 4:18 p.m., a person who was driving by the home reported that a young girl was running down the road saying that “her father was killing everyone,” according to the sheriff’s office.



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