DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The U.S. Marshals arrested a Dayton homicide suspect Thursday night.
The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested a 17-year-old in connection with a deadly shooting at Summit Square Apartments.
The teenager was arrested on murder and felonious assault charges.
The fatal shooting happened on Saturday, September 30 just before 7:30 p.m.
Dayton Police Detectives say 22-year-old Davion Mcghee from Huber Heights was found shot to death.
On Thursday night, SOFAST officers found the suspect in Dayton near Summit Square Apartments. He was arrested and taken in for questioning.
Due to the age of the suspect, his name is not being released.
The City of Dayton’s Human Relations Council has initiated a program called ‘Live With Honor’ hoping to curb gun violence among youth.
“I want our youth, the young people to understand the consequences, the gravity of the situation when you decide to get a gun involved,” said program coordinator, Jared Grandy.
So far in 2017, there have been 28 homicides in Dayton, according to the Dayton Police Department.
U.S. Marshals SOFAST is a multi-jurisdictional task force comprised of the Dayton Police Department, Springfield Police Department, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Grandview Hospital Police Department, Miami County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, and Springboro Police Department.