Arrest made in shooting


PORTSMOUTH —A man is facing charges after a shooting in Portsmouth Monday evening.

On the evening of Monday, June 8, Officers of the Portsmouth Police Department responded to a shooting call in the 1500 Block of Kendall Avenue

Arrested for the shooting was 19-year-old Alexander Lee Crabtree of Portsmouth.

Crabtree was charged with Discharging a firearm onto or across a roadway causing physical injury, a felony of the 2nd degree.

During the investigation, officers learned that the occupant of a passing car was struck by a stray bullet that entered the rear window of their car. The victim proceeded directly to Southern Ohio Medical Center where they were treated and released. The incident is the result of ongoing fighting related to a domestic situation.

Crabtree will be arraigned in Portsmouth Municipal Court on 6/9/2020. This is an ongoing investigation and additional arrests may be made.