UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed after exchange of gunfire at Trotwood apartment

TROTWOOD — UPDATE @ 3 p.m. (Oct. 28):

A Huber Heights man has been identified as the man shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire during a reported home invasion robbery in Trotwood Thursday.

Ritchie Moorefield, 26, was identified as the man shot and killed in the incident, Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger said in a media release.

Moorefield died from multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide, Harshbarger said.

Additional details were not available.


A man was killed after he fired shots at the resident of a house on Blairfield Place Thursday morning.

Trotwood police responded to the shooting around 1:45 a.m. in the 800 block of Blairfield.

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“The scene investigation revealed the deceased male fired a gun at the resident. The resident returned fire, hitting the deceased multiple times,” Trotwood Sgt. Kim DeLong said in a statement.

Dispatch records indicated the homeowner reported shooting a suspect who broke into their apartment.

The name of the person who was killed has not been released pending notification of family.

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The shooting was the second police responded to in the city in less than five hours.

Trotwood police responded Wednesday night to a shooting in the 5500 block of Autumn Leaf Drive. A person was shot after violating a protection order.

Police said the two shootings were not related.