A 24-year-old man police named as a “person of interest” in a Saturday evening shooting in Portsmouth turned himself into authorities mid- Monday morning.
Police say at approximately 10:44 a.m., Michael A. Mosley, accompanied by his attorney, voluntarily turned himself into the Portsmouth Police Department.
Mosley was quickly charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony. He was processed and placed in the Scioto County Jail.
Saturday’s shooting occurred as follows, according to police. At approximately 9:15 p.m., city police were called to 2431 Scioto Trail in reference to a male victim who had allegedly been shot in the head.
Upon arrival, officers encountered a male victim who they said had suffered an obvious gunshot wound to the left side of his head. The victim was treated at the scene then transported by the Portsmouth Fire Department to Southern Ohio Medical Center, where he was further treated and later released.
As of Monday afternoon, police had released no motive in the incident. During the time Mosley was at large, officials said he was to be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Steve Timberlake at (740) 354-1600 or (740) 353-4101.