Fatal shooting ruled self defense

Published: Friday, June 17, 2011 @ 4:00 PM
Updated: Friday, June 17, 2011 @ 4:00 PM

Police have determined that a fatal shooting at the Upper Deck Apartments last Friday was a case of self-defense.  The man who lived in the apartment, William Wayne Anthony, was charged with a weapons violation.  Police say Ricky Sanders went to Anthony's apartment to confront him about the rape of Sanders' 14 year old daughter.  Police reports say Sanders kicked in the door to the apartment and was shot by Anthony.  Sanders stumbled out of the apartment building to an alley where he collapsed.  He died later that day at Miami Valley Hospital.  Anthony has not been charged in the alleged rape, but can still face weapons charges.  Police say Anthony is prohibited from owning, carrying or using a firearm because of a drug conviction dating back to 1984.

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