Suspect arrested in Dayton deadly shooting

A man has been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting Monday on Caho Street in Dayton.

Ricky Renado Hill, 44, was taken into custody around 5 p.m. Monday in first block of Watervliet Avenue, according to an incident report. He is being held in the Montgomery County Jail without bond on a preliminary murder charge, but formal charges have not been filed.

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“On Monday evening, thanks to the dedicated work of officers and detectives, a suspect in the senseless killing of Faith Guffey was identified and located,” said Dayton Police Lt. Jason Hall. “The facts and evidence in this case will be presented to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office for consideration of formal charges.”

Ricky Renado Hill. Photo courtesy Miami Valley Jails
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Ricky Renado Hill. Photo courtesy Miami Valley Jails

Police responded around 11:30 a.m. Monday to the first block of Caho Street on a reported shooting.

A 911 caller told dispatchers a suspect walked up and shot Guffey on the porch of house, according to dispatch records. The caller said she was not breathing.

“Upon arrival they discovered an adult female suffering from a gunshot wound,” Hall said Monday. “This individual was removed to the hospital for treatment in life-threatening condition.”

Guffey, 25, died later Monday at the hospital, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

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