Identified: Ohio Hampton Inn Employee Shot Dead Behind Counter [Photo]

Andrew Day has been named as the Hampton Inn employee killed in a shooting at Dayton/Fairborn hotel located at 2550 Paramount Place, Fairborn, OH.

A 911 call informed police of the fatal shooting of Day, 29, at the Hampton Inn hotel. He was later located dead behind the front counter.

“I think I heard gunshots,” the caller told police. “We just walked in the door…somebody shot the guy behind the counter.” The caller told dispatchers he was applying pressure to the victim’s wound while emergency crews responded to the scene. Continue reading

Ohio Man “Severen Clayborn” Shot Dead While Sleeping In Hilltop Home

Columbus police have identified Severen Clayborn as the second victim in a shooting that killed two people in the Hilltop, Ohio, Monday. He was 33.

Clayborn, who lived at 215 S Wayne Ave Columbus, OH, was shot dead in his bed after stray bullets hit him inside his home while he was likely sleeping, Police said.

The shootings happened around 9:30 a.m. When officers arrived on scene they found 17-year-old Quentin William Smith in an alley behind a home in the 100 block of South Wayne Avenue. He was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and was rushed to Mount Carmel West Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 11:07 a.m. Police said Clayborn was found around 12:42 p.m. when investigators noticed several bullet holes on the outside of his home. They said they knocked on the door, but there was no answer. Police then broke down the door and found Clayborn dead. Continue reading

Video Emerges Of Confrontation Leading Up To Lorain Ohio Murder Suicide

Police say they have discovered video from a Lorain, OH, apartment building that shows the prelude to what turned out to be a fatal encounter between Kristen Malonowski, 24, and Jeffrey Shindler, 55. Police were eventually able to identify Shindler from the video, which has not yet been released to the public.

After collecting video evidence, police responded to the Shindler’s home in Amherst Township on Sunday to serve an arrest warrant for murder. Upon officers arrival, Shindler ran to his garage and was later found suffering from a fatal self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to police, Malonowski was fatally shot Shindler. Officers responded to an apartment building in the 4600 block of Oberlin Avenue late Saturday night for reports of shots fired. When officers arrived, police found Malinowski suffering from several gunshot wounds near the building. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading