Family, friends gather to remember victims of Dayton shooting

Double shooting victims in Dayton leave behind newborn boy, family says

The victims, Darion Harris and Ashley James of Dayton, just welcomed a baby boy two months ago, family said.

Ashley James, left, and Darion Harris
Photo: Contributed

They were found shot inside a vehicle in the 1800 block of Lakeview Avenue, near Rick Jazz Lab. Harris, 29, died at the scene and James, 28, succumbed to her injuries at Miami Valley Hospital.

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The crowd prayed for no more shootings in Dayton.

“I just want the violence to stop. There’s too many people losing their life,” said Harris’ sister Danielle Harris.

Photo: JAMES BUECHELE / STAFF

Harris said her brother leaves behind three daughters and his newborn son.

She described both victims as wonderful, loving people.

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