Scioto County Sheriff's Office
Shooting Incident On Enley Road, McDermott, Ohio
October 8, 2021
Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman stated on October 7, 2021 at 3:56 p.m. his 9-1-1
Communications Center received a call of a subject that had been shot, and the victim was at
148 Enley Road in McDermott.
Deputies and Detectives were dispatched to this location. While enroute, deputies were
advised that the suspects had fled the location in a maroon Ford pickup. Upon arrival, the
victim was laying on the ground and a good Samaritan was providing first aide.
The victim advised that he was shot in the 300 block of Enley as he was running away. The
victim did have what appeared to be bullet wounds in the area of his back. Deputies and
Detectives went to the 300 block of Enley, locating one of the possible suspects, Jason
Hammond. The victim was flown to Cabell Hospital and is listed in stable condition.
While deputies and detectives were investigating the incident location another search was
being conducted for the second subject. The Ford F150 used to flee the area was located
hidden in the woods near a camper in the 400 block of Henry Cooper Road in McDermott. The
Ford F150 was reported stolen out of Ross County.
A male, Jon Roberts, and female, Destiny Evans, was located inside the camper. Both subjects
were transported to the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office for questioning. Detectives obtained a
search warrant for the camper. A SCCY CPx-2 9mm Pistol was located hidden underneath a sink
cabinet. The pistol, as well as other evidence, was impounded.
Arrested was Jon Roberts, age 34, of Otway, Ohio. He was charged with Felonious Assault, a
felony of the 2nd degree and Receiving Stolen Property, a felony of the 4th degree. Destiny
Evans, age 37, of McDermott, Ohio. She was charged with Complicity to Felonious Assault, a
felony of the 3 rd degree. Jason Hammond, age 42, of 353 Enley Road, McDermott, Ohio. He
was charged with Complicity to Felonious Assault, a felony of the 3rd degree.
All arrestees are to be arraigned in Portsmouth Municipal Court. The case will eventually be
forwarded to the Scioto County Prosecutor's Office to be presented to a Scioto County Grand Jury.
Sheriff David Thoroughman stated that this is still an ongoing investigation that could result in
more charges being presented to the Scioto County Grand Jury on a later date.