Police seek suspect in multiple shootings, offer reward for information that leads to arrest

Miami Valley Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for anyone with information that leads to the arrest of a man wanted in two shootings who also is accused of pistol-whipping a woman in Dayton last week.

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Shaquille Shackleford, 27, of Dayton is facing felonious assault, aggravated assault, discharge of a firearm and having a weapon under disability in recent Dayton Municipal Court cases.

He is accused of shooting a woman in a vehicle at the Moraine Red Roof Inn and shooting a man multiple times on Darst Avenue in Dayton, said Detective Zachariah Hastings of Miami Valley Crime Stoppers and the Dayton Police Department.

“He’s a menace to our society and our community,” Hastings said. “He’s a very violent individual. We need to get him off the street.”

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Shackleford also was involved in a June 7 domestic disturbance in Dayton when he pistol-whipped a woman, Hastings said.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for anyone with information that leads to his arrest.

“Right now we’re unsure of his location so we’re asking anyone that might have information of his whereabouts to come forward,” Hastings said. “We all know that crime doesn’t happen in a vacuum. People always know where someone in located or where they might be.”

Shackleford stands about 5 feet, 9 inches with a slight build. He is known to carry a handgun and should be considered dangerous.

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Anyone with information about his location can call Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP or Dayton police at 937-333-2677. Callers contacting Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous.

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