Suspect identified from shooting outside Dayton party store

Photo courtesy Montgomery County Jail.

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Police identified the suspect who fatally shot a man outside of a party store in Dayton as 44-year-old Jessie Keith.

Police arrested Keith around 4:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Keith is facing an aggravated murder charge and is currently in custody at the Montgomery County Jail.

The coroner identified the victim as 46-year-old George Lane from Dayton.

Police were called to Gina’s Party Store on Germantown Road around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

When officers arrived, they found Lane with at least two gunshot wounds.

A man called police and said he heard three gunshots before finding Lane shot outside the store.

Lane was taken to Miami Valley Hospital where he later died.

 

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