Neighbor charged in Moraine shooting


MORAINE, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office identified the victim of a shooting in Moraine.

Gary Trudo, 46, was found dead at a home in the 3000 block of Tellhurst Court around 9:30 p.m.

Police say a neighbor, Thommy Cooley, 41, was arrested on charges of reckless homicide.

Cooley can be heard on the 911 emergency call that he and Trudo were handling the weapon when the gun went off.  Cooley is heard saying he shot Trudo.

Police are calling the shooting suspicious right now while they investigate.

The case is now under review by the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. 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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