Authorities are investigating possible connection between Mansfield abduction, Kentucky shooting

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OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. — Authorities are investigating a possible  connection between the abduction of a woman at a Northeast Ohio college campus and a shooting in Kentucky that happened Monday.

There was a chase through several counties in Kentucky that ended in gunfire Monday afternoon. Two people — a male and a female — both died, Kentucky State Police said.

The circumstances surrounding the deaths were not immediately released and neither person has been identified.

On Monday, authorities said 20-year-old Skylar Williams was abducted at gunpoint from a parking lot at the Ohio State University campus in Mansfield.

Photo shows the suspect, Ty’rell Pounds; and the victim, Skylar Williams (courtesy: OSU Mansfield campus)

She was taken by Ty’Rell Pounds, 24, who is the father of her child. Investigators say he forced her into a rental car he was driving.

The I-Team on Tuesday learned she had filed previous police reports against the alleged suspect.

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