Records: Man accused of shooting, killing Dayton man

Jeremy Murphy Sr.
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Jeremy Murphy Sr.

Credit: Montgomery County Jail

Credit: Montgomery County Jail

A man facing weapons charges in connection to a Dayton homicide is the shooting suspect, according to Dayton Municipal Court records.

Police responded around 5 a.m. Friday to the 400 block of Noel Court on a report of a shooting. On arrival they found a man who had been shot.

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“Jeremy Murphy shot and killed the victim with a 9mm handgun while at 411½ Clover Street,” read an affidavit. “The defendant then fled to his home.”

A man reported witnessing the shooting, documents stated.

After a SWAT standoff on Hulbert Street, Murphy was taken into custody and arrested. While searching the home police found a 9mm handgun, according to court documents.

The victim, whose identity has not been released, died from his injuries.

Murphy and the victim were acquaintances, Lt. Jason Hall said Friday, but it was not clear what led to the shooting.

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Murphy initially was booked into jail on suspicion of murder, but has only been charged with two counts of having weapons while under disability.

On Monday, his bond was set at $1 million.