Trotwood shooting suspect arrested

Jerome Lee Barrett
Jerome Lee Barrett (WDTN Photo)
Jerome Lee Barrett (Photo/Trotwood Police Dept.)

TROTWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) – Police have caught the suspect in a Trotwood shooting investigation.

Police said Jerome Lee Barrett, 42, shot 21-year-old Denzel Parish, then dragged him into a van and later dumped him on a driveway.

Parish was taken to Miami VAlley Hospital. His condition has not been released.

Barrett was already on parole for attempted murder.

He is now facing assault, kidnapping and robbery charges. 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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