Person of interest arrested in homicide

Police have recovered a vehicle and arrested one person possibly involved in a deadly shooting.

Tony Scott, 25, was arrested for receiving stolen property and having weapons under disability following the execution of a search warrant at his residence on Elsmere Avenue Monday. His car was also confiscated.

Dayton Police Sgt. Richard Blommel called Scott a, “person of interest,” in the slaying of 19-year-old Dominique Gentry.

On Sept. 30, Gentry was found dead in his vehicle on Orchard Avenue. Police said the Yukon was boxed in by other vehicles including possibly a gray Pontiac G6 before someone opened fire through the windshield.

According to a Dayton police report, the search for those vehicles led police to Scott’s address where they found his Pontiac under a tarp. The car had a broken rear windshield, which was consistent with evidence found at the crime scene, police said.

Scott was arrested after police located a stolen .22-caliber rifle. Police have said that weapon is not connected to the homicide.

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