Shooting in Portsmouth
On Thursday, October 6, 2022, at approximately 2:14 p.m. Officers were called to 2484 Mabert Road in Portsmouth in reference to a male that had been shot. Upon officer’s arrival, the victim was found outside on a front porch with a gunshot wound to his groin area. The victim was immediately transported to Southern Ohio Medical Center by Portsmouth Fire Department. SOMC treated the victim and were able to get him stable enough to be transferred to a trauma center in Columbus.
As of this morning, the victim remains at the trauma center in Columbus in critical condition.
The suspect, in the shooting was still on scene when officers arrived. The suspect is Claude V. Campbell, 56-year-old of 2484 Mabert Road, Portsmouth Ohio Campbell was arrested and charged with Felonious assault, Felony 2. Campbell was arrested, processed and lodged in the Scioto County Jail.
The case will be presented to the Scioto County Grand Jury with additional charges to be considered.
Anyone with additional information about this investigation is encouraged to contact Detective Charles Crapyou at 740-354-1600