Dayton man arraigned on murder charges

Michael Wood was indicted Thursday by a Montgomery County grand jury on murder and several other charges. (Photo: Montgomery County Jail)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in Dayton has been arraigned.

Michael Wood was arraigned on charges of murder, aggravated robbery, felonious assault and pandering. He was indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury on May 11th.

Wood is being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $1 million bond. His next court date is set for May 30th.

Wood was one of three people arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man in a car on May 3. A second man was arrested with Wood, but he was released pending further investigation.

Police said Elroy Facey, 41, was sitting in the passenger seat of a parked car around 11 p.m. Wednesday in front of Summit Square Apartments. Someone opened the passenger door and opened fire. Facey was shot in the abdomen and died at Miami Valley Hospital.

A 17-year-old girl was also arrested in this case, she is being held in the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center. Investigators say the 17-year-old was performing a sex act on Facey when Wood shot him.

According to prosecutors, Facey tried to run away but Wood chased him and shot him a second time.

The 17-year-old is being prosecuted in the Montgomery County Juvenile Court. A motion to have her transferred and prosecuted as an adult has been filed 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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