15-year-old arrested in ‘revenge fight’ shooting in Xenia

UPDATE @ 10:54 a.m. (Jan. 22):

A 15-year-old boy was arrested for his alleged involvement in a shooting police said is “the result of a revenge fight that was setup to happen on Pocahontas.”

Police responded to the shooting around 8:15 p.m. Sunday.

According to investigators, the victim was a 17-year-old male, who was shot in the abdomen and is in stable condition at Kettering Medical Center.

Charges against the 15-year-old are pending.

UPDATE @ 10:35 p.m. (Jan. 21):

A male was shot tonight at the intersection of Pocahontas and South Detroit streets after a report of an altercation between the suspect and victim, police said.

A Xenia detective at the crime scene did not say whether the victim was an adult or juvenile, and said his condition was not available.

Police also did not release information about the suspect, but no arrest has been made.


Police are investigating a shooting that happened tonight in the area of Pocahontas and South Detroit streets in Xenia.

The shooting was reported around 8:15 p.m.

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According to initial reports, the victim was headed to Greene Memorial Hospital. The victim’s name, age and condition were not available.

The suspect is possibly a juvenile, according to reports.

We are on the way and will update this report as we learn details.

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