The murder case against a Kettering teenager facing an adult trial in the 2016 Labor Day weekend deadly shooting of a Fairmont High School student includes a possible 124 witnesses.
Kylen Gregory’s May 7 trial will focus on the events surrounding the Sept. 4, 2016 shooting death of Ronnie Bowers. The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. on Willowdale Avenue in Kettering.
Bowers died two days later in what was ruled Kettering’s first gun-related homicide since 2007. Both Bowers and Gregory were 16 at the time of the shooting. Gregory, now 18, has been in juvenile detention since the week of the shooting.
Court records show the prosecution’s witness list includes:
•More than 40 safety forces personnel. This includes police officers and firefighters from Centerville, Germantown and Kettering, and crews from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations.
•Twenty minors, at least five of whom were said to be at the scene of the shooting.
•At least nine individuals with addresses in the neighborhood of the shooting.
•Nine staff members from Kettering Medical Center, including six doctors.
•At least four individuals with addresses that include jails or correctional facilities.
•At least four members of the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office staff.
•Parents of both Gregory and Bowers.
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