Police: Trotwood man shot at another man, 2-year-old boy

Credit: Montgomery County Jail

Credit: Montgomery County Jail

A 47-year-old man is accused of firing a gun in August at another man and his 2-year-old son in Trotwood.

Michael Lavern Christian of Trotwood will be arraigned Tuesday in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court following his indictment Monday by a county grand jury.

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The other man identified Christian as the person who shot at him and his young son on Aug. 24, according to a statement of facts filed by a Trotwood police detective in the Municipal Court of Montgomery County Western Division.

The man and 2-year-old boy were not struck; however, the man’s vehicle was hit by gunfire and police found .22 caliber rounds, the court document stated.

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Christian is charged with two counts of felonious assault, both with three-year firearm specifications, two counts of having weapons under disability for a prior offense of violence and drug conviction, and discharge of a firearm on or near prohibited premises, according to the grand jury report.

Christian remains in the Montgomery County Jail, where he has been held since his Nov. 11 arrest.

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