YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio —
An Ohio man who fatally shot his ex-wife and her husband indicated they ambushed him and his most modern wife within the driveway of their luxury house and a shootout erupted.
Authorities responding to the property terminate to Yellow Springs after the gunfire Wednesday morning stumbled on Hollywood stuntwoman Cheryl Sanders, 59, and her husband, Reed Sanders, 56, needless exterior the house of her ex-husband, Lindsey Duncan.
Duncan stated he and his wife, Molly, glean been returning house and stopped to glean interplay up mail and a shipping at their gate when a man in a veil and a hoodie appeared and held a gun terminate to her head.
“I didn’t know what to attain,” Duncan stated at news conference Friday. “No topic came about after that used to be instinct.”
The preliminary investigation indicated that after the main alleged assailant used to be shot, the ex-wife additionally arrived, armed, and used to be killed in an change of gunfire, Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer stated.
Authorities recovered three firearms and glean been making an try for surveillance video, Fischer stated when the investigation started. He indicated then that the armed homeowner, later identified as Lindsey Duncan, has a concealed carry allow.
The sheriff’s place of work didn’t reply to questions about the Duncans‘ feedback to media, the Dayton Each day News reported.
A man who described himself as a terminate confidant of Reed Sanders in North Carolina told the newspaper that Reed and Cheryl Sanders had traveled to Ohio to confront Duncan in an ongoing dispute. They glean been combating over college funds for Lindsey and Cheryl’s daughters, stated the buddy, Adrian King.
Nonetheless Molly Duncan indicated the bump into included no such dialogue sooner than the gunfire started.
“We glean been caught off guard,“ she stated, in accordance with the newspaper. „They stated nothing and they started shooting at us.”
The preliminary incident file from the sheriff’s place of work lists the case as a justifiable homicide, the newspaper reported. It stays beneath investigation.
An assistant county prosecutor, Suzanne Schmidt, told WDTN-TV that after the investigation is entire, the case doubtless might perhaps perhaps per chance be presented to a huge jury to establish whether any costs are merited.