We will continue working diligently tonight and going forward to try to identify who he is and then locate him," Sandusky police Chief John Orzech said.
said Koch's four children were in the apartment when their mother was shot.
The entire incident appears to have played out in just a few minutes time, Orzech
The suspect - who's only been described as a male - reportedly entered the home and began demanding money.
received no money, he
allegedly shot the woman and fled the scene.
Officers received conflicting reports about how the man escaped and don't yet know if he
fled in a vehicle or on foot, Orzech
Police searched the area, but didn't locate him.
said police do not yet know if the shooting is linked to a robbery at the residence earlier this week.
The robbery occurred at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a Sandusky
A neighbor told officers Koch's apartment was broken into, and he
then spotted two suspects leaving the area via Maple Avenue, being chased by a woman.
Chief Orzech indicated officers are currently trying to locate a possible suspect.
A resident of 808 Central Avenue was shot in the chest this evening, according to Sandusky police Chief John Orzech.
was conscious and talking at the scene, but was rushed to Firelands Regional Medical Center
Police have not yet identified a suspect and no arrests have yet been made.
was unable to say whether or not the incident was related a robbery at the same address that occurred at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
In that incident. a woman said two masked men entered her
home, and robbed her
of $3,000-$4,000 in cash.
An area resident said she
was outside this evening when she
saw a young girl or teenager emerge from the area of the home, screaming for help.
Detectives were just arriving at the scene of the shooting around 5:30 p.m. Orzech
said investigators will obtain a search warrant to search the residence for evidence.