Second Eldridge Road shooting victim has died

Second Eldridge Road shooting victim has died

March 28th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

This story was updated March 28, 2018, at 11:59 p.m.

Melvin Lee Scott, 71, Wednesday became the second person to die following a Tuesday domestic incident and shooting in Harrison according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

At approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, deputies responded to the 12000 block of Eldridge Road on a report of a person shot. Preliminary reports indicated that a domestic situation occurred between Scott and Shawn Pruitt Foster, 35. At some point during the course of the argument, a firearm was introduced and both men were wounded, a news release stated.

Both victims were transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. One was flown by Life Force helicopter and the other was transported by HCEMS via ambulance, according to a news release.

Foster was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.