Shooting suspect points gun at police

Concealed Carry

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WDTN) – Middletown police say a shooting suspect pointed a gun at police before his arrest.

Officers arrived in the area of Cleveland Street and Hill Avenue shortly before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday to investigate the shooting.

They arrived to find the suspect running away. Officers say they pursued the suspect who pointed a gun at their cruiser before throwing the weapon down.

Nathaniel Turnbow, 21, of Cincinnati, is accused of shooting and beating William McCarty, 26, of Middletown.

McCarty is being treated at Atrium Hospital for serious injuries.

Turnbow is now charged with felonious assault, resisting arrest while brandishing a weapon.

The gun police say he used was stolen, so he’s charged with receiving stolen property as well. 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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