A Dayton woman was indicted Friday, July 8 in a shooting death of Travis Smith, 34, in June.
- Murder and felonious assault indictment Friday
- The accused, Nina Mirjuana Davis, remains in jail on $1 million bond
- Police: Days of arguing escalated to the shooting
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UPDATE @ 4:05 p.m. (July 12):
A woman accused of fatally shooting a 34-year-old man was arraigned in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.
Nina Davis, of Dayton, had her bond set at $1 million in court.
UPDATE @ 2:28 p.m. (July 8)
Nina Mirjuana Davis, 34, of Dayton, was indicted in Montgomery County for fatally shooting Travis Smith, 34, June 29 outside his home on Patton Avenue.
Smith was found dead inside the bathroom of the home he shared with Davis and their four children.
The victim had been shot one time with a 0.45-caliber handgun, apparently after an argument, said Prosecutor Mat Heck in a release.
Police located the weapon hidden inside a dresser drawer.
Davis was indicted on two counts murder, two count felonious assault and one count tampering with evidence.
Davis will be arraigned July 12. She remains in Montgomery County Jail on a $1 million bond.
FULL REPORT (July 1)
Nina Mirjuana Davis remains in the Montgomery County Jail, on two counts of murder and two counts of felonious assault, in the June 29 shooting of Travis A. Smith. He was gunned down on his birthday.
County Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr.’s office approved the filing of the charges after meeting with homicide investigators Friday afternoon.
Davis, 35, was booked into the jail June 29 on suspicion of murder. She was arrested the same day in the first block of Patton Avenue, the address where Smith, 37, was shot, according to online jail records. Smith died at Miami Valley Hospital.
According to Dayton police, the initial investigation determined that Smith and the female suspect had been arguing the past few days and the argument escalated to the shooting. Police noted also that a weapon was recovered in the home.
Children were in the home when police arrived on scene.
Police said the victim called 9-1-1 to report he was shot.