18-year-old Dayton woman shot to death; suspect in jail

At least one person was killed during a shooting near Gard Avenue and Germantown Street in Dayton Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. STAFF PHOTO / JIM NOELKER

caption arrowCaption
At least one person was killed during a shooting near Gard Avenue and Germantown Street in Dayton Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. STAFF PHOTO / JIM NOELKER

A person of interest is jailed in the death of an 18-year-old Dayton woman following an early Wednesday morning shooting in Dayton.

ExplorePHOTOS: Police investigate deadly shooting in Dayton on Wednesday

Nascia Goodwin’s cause and manner of death have not been determined, Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger. The shooting was reported around 2:22 a.m.

Lt. Jason Hall of the Dayton Police Department said that a person of interest was arrested and is booked into the Montgomery County Jail on a murder charge. The suspect was romantically involved with Goodwin, Hall said.

Dayton police did not identify the suspect. However, Dayton police arrested 30-year-old Walter William Rodgers at police headquarters. He was booked around 2:30 p.m. into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of murder, jail records show.

caption arrowCaption
Walter William Rodgers

Credit: MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

Walter William Rodgers

Credit: MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

caption arrowCaption
Walter William Rodgers

Credit: MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

Credit: MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

The incident is the second deadly shooting this week.

Two women were killed in a shooting at Harshman Road and Tidewater Drive in Riverside early Saturday morning. Taprice Goodwin, 27, died at the scene. Ariana Middlebrooke, also 27, was taken to a hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Hall said that the shooting of Nascia Goodwin and the shooting of Taprice Goodwin and Ariana Middlebrook were not connected. While Nascia Goodwin and Taprice Goodwin shared a last name, there is no evidence that they were related.

ExploreRiverside police: Double-fatal shooting not random

Police on Wednesday received a report where a caller said that the shooter came out of nowhere and began shooting, initial records indicated. The caller said that she saw someone get shot before she fled.

A third shooting was reported in Dayton Monday afternoon after a woman reported a man was shot in a car near West Hillcrest Avenue and Mayfair Road.

Explore911 caller: Man reached in, shot at victim in car in Dayton

The victim, described as a man his mid- to late 20s, was taken to the hospital for treatment. Hall said the victim suffered life-threatening injuries, but likely will survive.