Crime And Law

Teen indicted as an adult, accused of shooting woman holding 7-month-old baby

DAYTON — A Dayton teenager accused of shooting a woman last fall while she was holding her 7-month-old daughter was indicted Thursday in adult court.

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Nikolas Rutledge, 17, will be arraigned Tuesday on three counts of felonious assault, each with three-year firearm specifications, according to a Montgomery County grand jury report.

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He is accused of shooting Heather George on Nov. 12, 2018, inside a home in the 2600 block of St. Charles Avenue in Dayton in what police at the time investigated as a possible robbery.

George called 911 after she was hit by the gunfire.

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“I do have the guy’s gun, it’s in my hand,” she told 911 dispatchers. “He pulled it out on me and I took it from him, and that’s how I got shot.”

The baby in George’s arms was not hurt.

Rutledge remains in juvenile detention.

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