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Villa Tavern Shooting: Cruiser camera footage shows officers arriving

Published: Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

Villa Tavern Shooting: Cruiser camera footage shows officers arriving

Newly obtained cruiser camera footage from Huber Heights police shows the moments officers arrived at Villa Tavern after three people were shot and a fourth man injured.

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The band Ghost Town was entertaining about 250 people when shots rang out about 10 p.m. Wednesday at the 6303 Rip Rap Road business.

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An arrest warrant was issued for Michael J. Prater, 33, of Dayton, after prosecutors approved eight counts of felonious assault for his suspected role in the shooting.

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Huber Heights Police said Prater is white, stands approximately 6 feet 2 and weighs about 230 pounds with brown hair and eyes. His last known address is on North Westview Avenue in Dayton, according to court documents.

Police released a photograph of Prater on Thursday afternoon, but investigators said they believe he may have shaved or cut his hair since the photo was taken.