Suspect arrested in connection with deadly shooting in Dayton

Dayton police arrest 27-year-old Ralphiel Harris in connection with deadly shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Police make an arrest in connection with a deadly shooting in Dayton.

According to a police report, 27-year-old Ralphiel Harris was taken into custody Saturday morning.

Harris, who is currently in the Montgomery County Jail,  is suspected for the shooting in the 600 block of Summit Square Drive late Friday night.

Police found the victim, 60-year old Lynn Shackelford, with a gun shot wound to the head.,

Nearly an hour later, police were called to a second shooting at 2010 Cornell Ridge Drive in Dayton just before 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Dispatch received calls that shooting was going on in the street.

They tell us 3 people went to the hospital.

2 News called the Montgomery County Coroner’s Officer and they confirmed they received a victim from that shooting. He has been identified as 34-year-old James Appels of Trotwood.

Police are still looking for whoever is responsible for that shooting.


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