Young mother killed, boyfriend confesses to shooting

TROTWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) – Police say a 20-year-old woman is dead after being shot in Trotwood, and her boyfriend has confessed to the shooting.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s office has identified her as Taylor McKee of Union, Ohio.

The shooting happened just before 2:20 p.m. Friday in the 5800 block of Horrell Road.

Trotwood Police said at first the man called 911, claiming someone else had shot his girlfriend as they were walking down the road, and that he carried her back to the home.

Later that night after police questioning, they said he changed his story. Police said the boyfriend confessed to them that he accidentally shot her.

In the 911 call, he told police that the woman was shot in her arm, but that it had passed into her ribs. He reported that she was no longer breathing towards the end of his phone call with police.

The man was taken to the Montgomery County Jail. Police said he’s facing possible reckless homicide charges, but that could change pending the outcome of the investigation.

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