Father, son exchange fire in Monroe house: 911 calls

911 call released after shooting in Butler County home

MONROE, Ohio (FOX19) - Police are investigating in Monroe after two men were found shot Monday morning.

Officers responded to reports of two shooting victims with at least one of them shot multiple times in the 800 block of Riley Lane about 9:30 a.m., Monroe police said in a news release.

They found two adult males shot. One was conscious with multiple gunshot wounds, while the other was unconscious with at least one gunshot wound, the release states.

Both men were transported to local hospitals.

“Based on information obtained so far, both men are related, but did not reside in the residence together. A handgun was recovered at the scene. There is no indication that any other individuals are involved in this crime and there are no known threats to the community based on this incident,” police said in the release.

In a 911 call obtained by FOX19 NOW, the caller says he lives there and that after the gunman shot him in the leg and arm the shooter turned the weapon on himself.

The caller says the shooter is his father.

Police declined to release more details at this time, citing the ongoing investigation.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations is assisting Monroe police.

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