Man jailed for obstructing Dayton homicide investigation

DAYTON — UPDATE @ 5:28 p.m. (Jan. 30)

Dayton police jailed a man they said has lied to officers twice during a homicide investigation.

Christopher D. Johnson Sr., 23, is in Montgomery County Jail on a charge of obstruction. Police say he lied to them Jan. 26 and Jan. 30 in connection to the death of Darius Hall, 24, of Dayton.

UPDATE @ 10:02 a.m. (Jan. 23)

One victim has been identified from the fatal shooting that occurred on N. Upland Avenue Tuesday morning. According to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office the deceased victim was identified as Darius Hall, 24, from Dayton.

UPDATE @ 2:40 a.m.: One person is dead and another individual was taken to Miami Valley Hospital after a shooting occurred in Dayton early Tuesday morning, according to officials.

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Crews were dispatched to the area of N. Upland Avenue and Fairbanks Avenue around 2 a.m. where they found two adult males, both shot with once deceased in the back of a vehicle.

A homicide detective has been called to the scene, as well as the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

The condition of the man taken to Miami Valley Hospital is unknown at this time.

The shooting remains under investigation.


Officials are responding to the area of N. Upland Avenue at Fairbanks Avenue for a reported shooting victim.

The incident was reported early Tuesday morning around 2 a.m., per initial reports.

We have a crew on the way to the scene to learn more details about the ordeal.