Coroner ID’s man found fatally shot in pickup truck in Dayton Saturday

DAYTON — UPDATE @ 10:30 a.m.:

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office identified the victim found fatally shot in a pickup truck in Dayton on Jerome Avenue Saturday.

Demarco Rutledge, 28, of Dayton, was the man police found inside the vehicle when they arrived on scene.


A man has been found dead after police responded to reports of a shooting in Dayton Saturday afternoon.

Police were dispatched to the 2600 block of Jerome Avenue just before 3 p.m., where they found a man fatally shot in a pickup truck.

Sgt. Jeffery Spires on scene said that no shell casings have been found.

News Center 7 crew on scene stated that there appeared to be a bullet hole in one of the windows of the truck, but it is not confirmed whether or not this was a drive-by shooting.

There are currently no suspects in the shooting, but Sgt. Spires stated that this was a homicide scene.

Investigators are currently canvasing the neighborhood to find out more details about the incident.

Police ask that if you know any information about the shooting that you call Regional Dispatch at (937) 225-4357.