Driver accused of running girl, 17, over with car identified

Published: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 @ 4:46 PM
Updated: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 @ 10:43 AM

Kimmel Lane 17-year-old struck by vehicle

UPDATE @ 3:14 p.m. (Nov. 2.):

Prosecutors approved multiple charges against the driver accused of running over a 17-year-old girl.

Khadijah Thompson is charged with felonious assault with a deadly weapon and felonious assault with the intent of serious harm, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Tara Dunbar, who was with Thompson, was charged with two counts abduction, improper handling of a firearm in a vehicle.

The prosecutor’s office identified Thompson as the driver in the case.

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UPDATE @ 3:55 p.m. (Nov. 1):

A woman who called 911 after a 17-year-old girl was run over multiple times by another vehicle said the incident was sparked by “jealousy” and deputies said it stemmed from ongoing romantic relationships.

Deputies responded to the hit-and-run pedestrian crash in the 1500 block of Kimmel Lane Tuesday afternoon.

“The girl got into the car, started it up and pressed on the gas,” said Seantel McGarick, who said she’s been in a relationship with the victim for about six months.  “[She] ran her over and then ran her over again.”

The 17-year-old was transported to a local hospital, where at last check she was listed in critical condition, deputies said.

McGarick said she and the victim were walking through the neighborhood when a group of girls pulled up and got into an altercation them.

“She was just trying to get away,” McGarick said, referring to the 17-year-old.

Before the teen was run over multiple times, McGarick said she tried to intervene and stop the incident from happening.

“I tried to do my best,” she said.

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McGarick said it’s been a tough 24 hours, as she spent the entire night at the hospital with the victim and today she said she was interviewed by detectives.

Deputies arrested two women in connection to the incident: Tara Dunbar, 34, is being detained on one count of abduction and Khadijah Thompson, 23, is jailed on two counts of felony assault

Now, McGarick hopes her friend can recover from the serious injuries, but is thankful the suspects in the case are in jail.

“I want they to stay in jail for quite a long time,” McGarick said.

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UPDATE @ 11:51 a.m. (Nov. 1):

Ongoing romantic relationships are being investigated as a possible motive for a driver intentionally running over a 17-year-old girl Tuesday afternoon, deputies said.

UPDATE @ 10:42 a.m. (Nov. 1):

The condition of the 17-year-old girl run over by a vehicle during an apparent domestic violence incident has worsened this morning, sheriff’s officials said.

The teen is now listed in critical condition.

Two people called 911 to report the hit-and-run crash.

“My girlfriend just got hit by a car,” one caller told emergency dispatchers, as screaming could be heard in the background.  “I know who they are,” she added referring to the suspects in the case.

The second person told dispatchers the 17-year-old was hit by a vehicle and was bleeding from her mouth.

INITIAL REPORT:

Two women are in jail after a 17-year-old girl was run over twice during an apparent domestic violence incident in Jefferson Twp. Tuesday afternoon.

Tara Dunbar, 34, is being detained on one count of abduction and Khadijah Thompson, 23, is jailed on two counts of felony assault after a hit-and-run left a young woman in serious condition at a local hospital.

Authorities were dispatched to the 1500 block of Kimmel Lane around 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday on a reported pedestrian strike, which they found began as a domestic violence incident.  

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According to the preliminary investigation, one of three women who were arguing behind a now closed firehouse on Kimmel Lane had a handgun.

A person who identified herself to deputies as a witness said someone involved in the altercation held a gun to her head when she tried to help the victim.

The victim took off running and made it as far as a driveway across the street before she was run over by what officials believe to be the car involved in the incident, a white Chevrolet Impala. After a search, Sheriff’s detectives located the vehicle in the 600 block of Mia Avenue late Tuesday night. The car was loaded onto a flatbed trailer for transport to the sheriff’s office impound lot.

  

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Latoya Davis, visiting with her grandmother who lives on Kimmel Lane, said she hated to hear that a child had been run over by a car in the neighborhood she described as peaceful.

“Our sympathy goes out to the family,” Davis said. 

“It makes me feel nervous to know that something like that is so close to home. I know it can happen anywhere, but that kind of sounds out of the ordinary for this neighborhood,” she said.

The incident still remains under investigation.   

Detectives will work with prosecutors to file formal charges.

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Group rallies for man shot by Moraine police, says lawsuit coming

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 6:55 PM

Group rallies for man shot by Moraine police, says lawsuit coming

A Dayton-born reverend told a group of more than three dozen protesters that Jamarco McShann’s Oct. 20 death at the hands of the Moraine police department should signal a turning point in the demand for justice for black men shot by law enforcement.

“I for one am tired of watching folks sit on the sideline. It’s time to get off the bench and get in this game. We have to fight for change,” said Rev. Jerome McCorry, the president and CEO of the National Congress on Faith & Social Justice. “The death of Marco should not be in vain. Marco’s name should long be remembered as the rallying cry that finally made people stop sitting in their living room, looking at the news and saying I need to do something.”

People gathered Saturday afternoon outside the Moraine police department on Dryden Avenue as organizers urged them to fight for change, register to vote and return again for community meetings and more rallies. McCorry also said a federal civil wrongful death lawsuit against Moraine’s police department will be filed in the coming weeks.

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McShann, 23, died after two Moraine police officers fired at him after police said the Dayton man pointed a loaded semi-automatic pistol at them and failed to heed their warnings.

Moraine police Chief Craig Richardson has said officers John Howard and Jerry Knight were investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle at an apartment complex at 3750 Pinnacle Road when the encounter occurred. Howard and Knight were placed on paid administrative leave.

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The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation has assumed control of the case at the request of the Moraine Police Division. Richardson said an internal investigation

McShann’s mother, Sabrina Jordan, said her son was “over-killed” by Moraine police, who are not equipped with body cameras and whose police cruisers do not have the devices either, according to Moraine city law director Buzz Portune.

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“There’s going to be a lot of stuff coming up. This is just the beginning. I’m not letting this go,” Jordan said. “I’ve lost three sons. One to street violence, another one to the prison system and now, Jamarco, to the police. I’m tired. I’m done. I’m fighting.”

Minister Raleigh Thornton Jr. said: “We need some people that’s ready to hit the ground right here in Dayton, Ohio, Moraine, Kettering, Beavercreek. We all need to be on the same page of saying, ‘No murder will go unpunished. No life — white, black, Chinese — is worth being killed if you have not done anything wrong.”

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McCorry said private investigators also are studying evidence and talking to witnesses to the shooting.

“We’re here to fight for justice for that young man because we feel his life was unjustly taken,” McCorry said. “We’re looking to have some officers charged, indicted, convicted for the murder of our people, and that includes Jamarco McShann.”

Dayton fatal shooting victim ID’d; mother-in-law calls 911, says daughter has gun

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 1:31 AM
Updated: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

Our crew at the scene reports crime scene tape around 10 to 15 police cruisers can be seen in the 2400 block of Edison Street.

UPDATE @ 11 p.m.

In a frantic 15-minute 911 call, a woman who identifies herself as the shooting victim’s mother-in-law, told a dispatcher that her daughter fired the gun.

The man who died in the early Saturday morning shooting was identified as 35-year-old Chaunsay T. Tinsley Jr. of Dayton by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

A preliminary cause of death was not ready. However, Dayton police Lt. Steven Bauer earlier said Tinsley suffered several gunshot wounds.

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Police and medics were dispatched around 1 a.m. to the 2400 block of Edison Street. The 911 caller said Tinsley arrived at her daughter’s house intoxicated and attacked her daughter during a heated argument. She pleaded to the dispatcher to hurry or “you’re going to get someone killed.”

>> Police: Man shot in back on Edison Street

The argument moved inside, and it was there four shots rang out, which could be heard on the 911 audio.

Officers said they took a suspect from the scene, but that person’s identity has not been released, nor whether the suspect faces charges.

UPDATE @ 1 p.m.

The victim in a fatal shooting early Saturday has been identified as 35-year-old Chaunsay Tinsley Jr. of Dayton by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

A preliminary cause of death was not able to be released. However, Dayton police Lt. Steven Bauer earlier said Tinsley suffered several gunshot wounds.

UPDATE @ 7:18 a.m.

The victim in Saturday morning's shooting on Edison Street has died, according to the Montgomery County Coroner's Office. 

A coroner's investigator told our newsroom the victim's identity will be released later today. 

>> Police: Man shot in back on Edison Street

Crews were called to the 2400 block of Edison Street on a report of a person shot. Police told our crew they believe the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute. 

Dayton police said they have a suspect in custody as they continue their investigation.

UPDATE @ 3:31 a.m.

A man is in critical condition following a shooting in Dayton Saturday morning, correcting earlier reports from dispatchers. 

Dayton Lt. Steven Bauer told our crew police arrived on scene to find a male victim with several gunshot wounds. 

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Police said the unidentified victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. 

Little is known about the motive behind the shooting or the suspect currently in custody. 

Our crew reports crime scene tape has come down as police leave the scene.

UPDATE @ 2:13 a.m.

At least one person is dead following a shooting on Edison Street in Dayton Saturday morning, according to regional dispatchers.

Our crew at the scene reports crime scene tape around 10 to 15 police cruisers can be seen in the 2400 block of Edison Street.

Dispatchers said only one person was reported injured after the shooting call came in just after 1 a.m.

One person is crying in the back of a police cruiser as police continue to establish a crime scene, according to our crew.

We will continue to update this developing story as new details emerge.

EARLIER REPORT

At least one person has been injured in a reported shooting in Dayton Saturday morning, according to dispatchers. 

Police and medics were dispatched to the 2400 block of Edison Street around 1:10 a.m. on a report of a person shot. 

Initial reports indicate there may be as many as two victims at the scene. 

It is unknown how many people were shot, according to dispatchers, but police logs indicate a person at the scene suffered a chest injury.

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Can you ID Clark’s Pharmacy robbers in Brookville?

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 8:48 PM



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Two men robbed Clark’s Pharmacy Saturday afternoon of cash and prescription pills.

The armed robbery was reported around 12:40 p.m. at the drugstore, 430 Arlington Road, in Brookville.

Both suspects are described as men in their 20s. One was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, sweatpants and a ball cap. The other was wearing a gray/black hoodie with dark jeans, a ball cap and bright blue Nike’s/Jays, according to the Brookville police department.

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One of the two suspects showed a handgun during the robbery. They got away with an undetermined amount of money and prescription medication. Both left Clark’s Pharmacy toward north Arlington Road. They are believed to be driving a silver 2010 Nissan Maxima with an Indiana license plate, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call Brookville police at 937-833-4357 or 937-833-2001.

Police: Man swipes keys off store counter, steals manager's car, guns

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 1:05 PM

Superior store manager T. Ginem says a thief stole his car and other valuable merchandise.
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Superior store manager T. Ginem says a thief stole his car and other valuable merchandise.(Fox13Memphis.com)

A business owner was helping a customer when a man grabbed his keys and stole his car and guns Thursday. 

The alleged thief also got away with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, the manager told Fox13Memphis.com.

Superior’s store manager, T. Ginem, was helping a customer when the crime took place.

"While our attention was towards the other customers, [the man] reached over the counter and took the keys," Ginem said.

The incident was caught on a security camera. 

On the surveillance video, one of Ginem’s employees is seen walking into the store and setting the car keys on the counter.

Minutes later, a man snags them from the counter and takes off. 

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"He power walked out of here. We didn't realize the vehicle was gone until half an hour later,” Ginem said. 

The man can be seen on outdoor surveillance camera video hopping into the car and speeding off. The manager was not just upset with the car being stolen, he also had thousands of dollars in merchandise taken along with multiple guns.

"I had an AK-47, a 9 mm, and a 40 mm,” Ginem said.

This year, more guns have been stolen from cars than any other location.

According to Memphis Police Department numbers obtained by Fox13Memphis.com, in June and July alone, there were more than 100 guns stolen each month in the city.

"[I’m] extremely worried about the guns, man, because you don't want them in the wrong hands,” Ginem said.

A quick crime map of the area surrounding the store revealed eight carjackings and roughly 100 auto thefts in the last two months.

Ginem said multiple people have already told him who committed the theft.

"He just recently got out of jail. He has nothing to lose,” he said.

Memphis police are now trying to make an arrest.

Ginem said he is going to be thinking about the whole ordeal for a while.

"We are looking at least $12,000 [lost], so it is going to hurt my pocket, but it's a lesson learned,” he said.

Fox13Memphis.com was unable to confirm the suspect’s identity with police but authorities are asking for the public's assistance. Anyone with information about where the man is, or where the stolen items are located, is asked to call police.

Ginem said he is offering a $1,000 reward to the person who leads police to an arrest.