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Four People Dead In West Jefferson Shooting

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A mass shooting in the Madison County village of West Jefferson has left four people dead.

Authorities responding to the scene at about 5:30 p.m. Monday found gunshot victims inside and outside of a duplex residence in West Jefferson.

Police say three victims were found dead inside the home and another victim was found outside the house. Speaking at the scene Monday, Chief Chris Floyd said they didn't have any suspects or motives.

“Whether it was a robbery or a target, we don’t know at this point. Something brought somebody down a dead-end street,” he said.

None of the victims have been publicly identified. It's unclear whether any victims survived. No suspect information was available early Tuesday.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Madison County Sheriff’s office are assisting West Jefferson police.