Dayton man pleads guilty in shooting death

Tarrell Postell

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton man pleaded guilty Wednesday to involuntary manslaughter and felonious assault.

Tarrell Postell, 26, faces a mandatory fifteen year prison sentence for shooting Jason Rutledge in February 2013.

Prosecutors say Rutledge got caught in the middle of an argument between Postell and another man at a duplex on Ravenwood Avenue. Gunfire was exchanged and Rutledge was hit.

Postell will be sentenced March 6. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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