Man indicted on murder charge in South Broadway Street shooting

Dayveon Johnson  (MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL)

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Dayveon Johnson  (MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL)

A man accused of shooting and killing a man on South Broadway Street in Dayton earlier this month has been indicted.

Dayveon Johnson, 30, will be arraigned Feb. 25 in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court after he was charged with murder, felonious assault, discharge of a firearm on or near prohibited premises, tampering with evidence and carrying concealed weapons.

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Johnson is accused in the Feb. 9 shooting death of 40-year-old Corleone Lewis, who reportedly tried to break up an argument.

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Corleone Lewis, 40, died in a Feb. 9, 2020, shooting  in Dayton. Police have a suspect in custody. (Courtesy/Lewis' longtime friend Eric Yarbrough)

Corleone Lewis, 40, died in a Feb. 9, 2020, shooting  in Dayton. Police have a suspect in custody. (Courtesy/Lewis' longtime friend Eric Yarbrough)

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Corleone Lewis, 40, died in a Feb. 9, 2020, shooting  in Dayton. Police have a suspect in custody. (Courtesy/Lewis' longtime friend Eric Yarbrough)

According to a court affidavit, Johnson was involved in a verbal altercation that started on the front porch of a South Broadway Street home. The fight turned physical, and that’s when Lewis attempted to stop it.

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Johnson reportedly pulled out a gun and fired two rounds in the direction of three people, including Lewis.

Lewis was hit by the initial gunfire, according to authorities.

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Another person was shot in the ankle and crawled away through the yard, according to court documents.

That person heard another round of gunfire, but was unsure where they came from.

Police later determined that Johnson was shot in the arm during that second round.

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