Two Dead in Shooting

WINTERSVILLE – Two men were found dead in Wintersville early Saturday after police received a call of a fight at 425 Eisenhower Road.

Wintersville Police Chief Ed Laman said the men were found when officers arrived on the scene at about 4:25 a.m. Saturday. Both men had been shot and were pronounced dead by Jefferson County Coroner Dr. Michael Scarpone.

The victims were identified as Michael Shepherd, 33, of 425 Eisenhower Road and John Bowers, 70, of Evergreen Terrace. Their bodies were transported to the Cuyahoga County Coroner’s office for autopsies.

Additional information will be released upon completion of the investigation.