Riverside double homicide: 911 callers report gunfire, screeching tires

Multiple people called 911 early Saturday morning in connection to a shooting that left two women dead in Riverside.

“There’s a shooting right outside my apartment,” one woman said from her place at Riverside Commons. “They’re sitting here in the car. It’s a gray vehicle sitting here. The lights are on. Everything. Nobody is moving in the car at all.”

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She also said that she saw two cars leave the area.

Another person told dispatchers they heard at least six shots fired and cars “screeching off.”

“Somebody shot somebody,” they said. “I don’t know if it was in the car or what.”

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting, but few details have been released at this time.

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Officers responded to the area of Harshman Road and Tidewater Drive around 2:48 a.m. Saturday after receiving reports of shots fired in the area, according to Riverside police.

Once at the scene, police found two women, Taprice Goodwin, 27, of Dayton and Ariana Middlebrook, 27, of Riverside, had been shot.

Goodwin died at the scene and Middlebrock was transported to the hospital where she died from her injuries.

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We are working to learn more about the incident and the events leading up to the shooting. We will continue to update this story as information is released.

Anyone information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Adam Todd at (937) 233-1801 extension 453 or email him at atodd@riversideoh.gov. or Detective Michael Sullivan at (937) 233-1801 extension 812 or email him at msullivan@riversideoh.gov.

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