Officers not indicted in police shooting of woman accused of trying to run person over

DAYTON — A grand jury did not indict the officers who shot a woman police said tried to run over another woman during an argument in July, according to court records.

The shooting happened on Newton Avenue in late July.

Damika Legrand, 28, is charged with felonious assault, according to court records. She is out of jail on her own recognizance while her case in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

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Officers responded to the 1700 block of Newton on a report of domestic violence.

Legrand had reportedly showed up at the house and got into an argument with her boyfriend and another woman came out of the house and started arguing with Legrand, according to court records.

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Legrand was sitting in her car with her 6-year-old daughter in the back seat during the argument, when police said she accelerated the vehicle toward the woman she was arguing with. The woman was on the sidewalk and Legrand’s car jumped the curb and headed right toward the woman, court records read.

“It was at this point one of the two officers drew their firearm and discharged rounds at the driver to stop the aggression,” police said.

The woman jumped out of the way and avoided being hit by the car.

Legrand was hit in the shoulder by a bullet, but drove off from the scene. She ended up calling 911 after stopping at the intersection of Newton and Campus Drive She was taken to the hospital.

The child who was in Legrand’s car with her was not injured, but was taken to Dayton Children’s to be checked out and was released to a family member.