Police: Be on lookout for revolver used in shooting

Markell Moore charged with attempted murder in Miami County. (Photo/Piqua Police Department)
Markell Moore charged with attempted murder in Miami County. (Photo/Piqua Police Department)

PIQUA, Ohio (WDTN) – Piqua police made an arrest in connection to an early morning shooting.

Markell Moore, 20, of Dayton, is now charged with attempted murder.

Investigators believe he shot Treshon Whitson, 19, of Troy, at Fountain Park.

Whitson is undergoing treatment at Miami Valley Hospital.

Police say the revolver used in the shooting is missing. They ask that you call 911 should you come upon a gun and make sure to teach your kids not to touch an unattended weapon.

Officers believe the gun might be somewhere between 1115 Vine Street and 519 Walnut Street.

They also ask that residents check their property for any abandoned weapons.

Police believe the shooting happened during an argument over a woman.

They served a search warrant at the Walnut Street address and confiscated 6 to 8 suspected heroin capsules.

Two people were arrested on unrelated charges to the shooting.

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