Suspect in Springfield shooting death back in Ohio

Tevious Turner (Whitley County Jail)
Tevious Turner (Whitley County Jail)

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – The man suspected in the shooting death of a Springfield woman in back in Ohio Wednesday.

Tevious Turner was arrested Friday just six miles north of Tennessee in Whitley County, Kentucky. He is now in the Clark County jail after being extradited from Kentucky.

Melody Turner, who was shot on Friday on North Street, died Saturday at Miami Valley Hospital.

READ MORE: Victim in Springfield shooting has died

Police say the shooting happened around noon Friday. Authorities say Turner was driving on North Street with her significant other when another car pulled up next to her and fired shots.

Springfield police believe that Turner’s significant other may have known the suspect, identified as Tevious Turner. Police are working to determine whether or not Tevious meant to shoot Melody or her significant other.

Tevious Turner is being held on preliminary charges of aggravated assault and murder.

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