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.
“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.
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.
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