Recent Dayton homicides

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Killer at car wash fired into parked vehicle

Police are looking for a man who fired a handgun into a car three times Friday afternoon to kill one of two men who were in it. The victim was identified early Friday evening as 28-year-old Willy Boddie Jr., and homicide detectives are interviewing the passenger who was not injured ...

95-year-old was shot multiple times

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirmed Thursday that a 95-year-old man found dead in his Dayton home Wednesday afternoon was shot multiple times.Police are investigating the death of a Oscar Beason, who was found at about 3:30 p.m. at the bottom of a flight of stairs, as a homicide.Detective Sgt. ...

Victim ID’d in Ravenwood Avenue shooting

Detectives have identified a man shot and killed in Dayton.Jason Rutledge, 29, was driven to Good Samaritan Hospital following a shooting Wednesday night at 2060 Ravenwood Avenue.Sgt. Matthew Dickey said a friend or acquaintance drove Rutledge to the hospital, and that’s where he died because of his injuries.Two other men ...

Victim of Bancroft Street shooting ID’d

Police have identified a man shot and killed Saturday.Charles Black, 26, died after the incident in the 1600 block of Bancroft Street. Police Lt. Donald Burden said the shooting happened a little after 6 p.m. when Black was sitting in a car and someone approached from behind and fired multiple ...

Dayton PD investigating 5th homicide since Tuesday

A man was shot and killed on the 1600 block of Bancroft Street Saturday evening, prompting Dayton police to investigate the city’s fifth homicide since Feb. 19. SEE a list of Dayton homicides in 2013 so far >> Police Lt. Donald Burden said the shooting happened a little after 6 ...

Four days of gunfire leaves four dead

In less than four days the number of gun deaths in the city of Dayton in 2013 more than doubled from three to seven.The latest death came Friday afternoon when Willy Boddie Jr., 28, was shot in a car near a car wash at the intersection of Philadelphia Drive and ...

A look at gun violence in 2013

This timeline features a look at gun violence in the City of Dayton so far in 2013. Jan. 1: The first gun death of the year comes within hours of ringing in 2013. Bradlee Thompson, 30, is shot to death at about 3:30 a.m. inside a house on Hulbert Street. ...

Dameon Lareese Wesley, 39, is suspected of killing Briona Rodgers, 13, at 2512 Home Ave. According to family members, Wesley is the ex-boyfriend of Briona’s mother, DaWan Culpepper.

Girl, 13, identified as victim in Sunday shooting

A Dayton teenager died and her cousin was critically wounded when a man opened fire in the teen’s home Sunday, and police are hunting for him today. Dameon Lareese Wesley, 39, is suspected of killing Briona Rodgers, 13, at 2512 Home Ave. According to family members, Wesley is the ex-boyfriend ...

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