Bullet strikes woman in Trotwood; resident hears three to four gunshots

Published: Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 6:06 PM
Updated: Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 12:30 AM

Woman reports she was shot in Trotwood; police on scene

UPDATE @ 12:30 p.m.

Trotwood police Sgt. Brent Rasor said police and medics were dispatched on a report of a shooting around 7:30 p.m. to the area of Annapolis and Jason avenues. 

"We do have an adult female that's been struck (by a bullet) one time by an unknown male and the case is ongoing," Rasor said. 

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He said it appears the shooting happened outside, and that the woman was conscious and breathing. 

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When the woman showed up at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, staff members there alerted police. She was transferred to Miami Valley Hospital. 

Her name, age and condition were not released. 

"She was conscious and breathing at the time we spoke to her," Rasor said. 

According to an incident report, the woman was shot just after 5:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Annapolils Avenue. 

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A second woman called around 5:50 p.m. to say she was in the 1600 block of Cornell Drive, and that her silver GMC Denali had bullet holes. This incident was believed linked to the Trotwood shooting, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center. That woman said she was not hurt. 

Ronald Young, who lives on Annapolis Avenue, said he heard about three or four gunshots. 

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Although he said he frequently hears gunfire, he said speeding is the biggest problem on his street. 

"They need speed bumps, a stop sign and a street light," he said.


A woman with a gunshot wound arrived this evening at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. 

She told police she was shot in the area of Annapolis and Salem avenues in Trotwood, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center. 

According to initial reports, another woman reported her vehicle had several bullet holes but that she was not hurt. 

We are on the way to the scene and will update this report.

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Multiple agencies searching for fugitives wanted for child molestation in Indiana

Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 2:55 PM
Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 7:52 AM

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Update July 21 @ 7:52 a.m.: 

Local, state, and federal officers are actively searching for two fugitives who fled police apprehension Friday afternoon in Richmond, Wayne County Regional Dispatch confirmed.

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Brothers Charles and Alan Estep, both wanted on child molestation charges, fled into a reservoir and then into a heavily wooded area at 1750 Sylvan Nook Drive, Richmond police said in a statement posted on their Facebook page.

The Estep brothers are both 27-years-old, Caucasian and 5 feet 9 inches tall. Charles weighs 150 lbs. with blonde hair and green eyes. Alan weighs 160 lbs. with brown hair and brown eyes.

SWAT teams, water crafts and drones piloted by the Richmond Fire Department have been used in the search. 

The fugitives are considered armed and dangerous. Police are urging anyone with information to call 911 immediately.

FIRST REPORT July 20 @ 2:49 p.m.:

Richmond Police and federal agents are searching for two possibly armed men who eluded them after a chase Friday afternoon on the north side of the Middlefork Reservoir area in Richmond, Indiana. 

The Wayne County 9-1-1 Center sent out two tweets alerting residents in the area to the manhunt. Reports are the two men are wanted on child molestation charges.

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A man living in the area who contacted our newsroom said he and other residents were told by Richmond Police to stay indoors. The man added police suggested contacting them for an escort if you needed to go outside to get in to your vehicle.

The man told our newsroom a boat and a drone appeared to being used in the search. 

According to emergency dispatch the suspect eluded police during a foot chase and is now at large. Indiana University East issued an alert Friday stating their campus was on lockdown. The campus was later closed for the day as the manhunt continued.

We are working to learn more.  

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Impact of 3-vehicle crash pushes car, SUV into McDonald’s lot in Springfield

Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 10:19 PM
Updated: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 11:00 PM

3-vehicle crash sent cars flying into Springfield McDonald's parking lot

UPDATE @ 11 p.m.

Alcohol may have been a factor in a three-vehicle crash Friday night that sent four people to area hospitals.

The impact of the crash around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street forced a red car and silver SUV off the roadway and into a McDonald’s parking lot.

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According to witnesses, the driver of the red car pulled out of KFC and in front of a white pickup truck, which then struck it. The car then hit the SUV.

The driver of a red car was taken to Miami Valley Hospital in serious condition. Two passengers in the red car and the pickup driver were taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

A woman and her children inside the SUV were not hurt, she said.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Division.


Multiple injuries were reported tonight in a three-vehicle crash on East Main Street.

The crash was reported around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street in front of McDonald’s and KFC.

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Main Street is down to one lane going eastbound, with the westbound lanes blocked.

There were crash victims taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center, but their names and the severity of injuries was not immediately available.

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OVI checkpoint scheduled in Butler County Saturday night

Published: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 2:04 AM

An OVI checkpoint will be held in Fairfield Saturday night by the Butler County OVI Task Force.

The checkpoint will be conducted in the northbound lane of US 127 at Pleasant Avenue and Symmes Road from 11 p.m. to no later than 3 a.m. 

Checkpoints and saturation patrols are continuing efforts by the task force to reduce OVI related crashes resulting in injuries and fatalities.

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Incident report not logged for reported Dayton shooting near Brown St.

Published: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 3:30 AM
Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 5:15 AM

UPDATE @ 5:15 a.m.:

Montgomery County Regional Dispatch confirmed officers did not log any reports after being called to the scene of a reported shooting in Dayton.

The incident was initially reported at approximately 2:59 a.m. Saturday near the 110 block of Brown Street. Scanner reports indicated a medic was requested for a shooting victim at the location.

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The county dispatch confirmed officers were called to that location and were then moved to the 320 block of E. 5th St., but did not confirm whether or not a victim was found.


Police crews and a medic are en route to a reported shooting in the 110 block of Brown Street in Dayton, Montgomery County Regional Dispatch confirmed.

The shooting was reported at approximately 2:59 a.m. Saturday.

Scanner reports indicated there has been at least one victim, injuries unknown.

We are on our way to the scene and will update this story as more details become available. 

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