Arrest warrant issued for man connected to Miami Twp. hotel shooting

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Jesse Lamar Shepherd (Miami Township PD)

MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – An arrest warrant has been issued for a man in connection with a shooting outside of a Miami Township hotel on Wednesday.

Miami Township Police are looking for 28-year-old Jesse Lamar Shepherd. According to police, the warrant is for charges for felonious assault (deadly weapon), felonious assault (serious harm), aggravated robbery (serious harm), aggravated robbery, and failure to comply with a police officer.

On Wednesday, a person was shot outside of the Double Tree Guest Suites in Miami Township. A description of a truck involved in the shooting was reported by a hotel employee, which began a chase into Moraine, where the car crashed. Two suspects fled from the car. Police caught up to one suspect but were unable to find the second suspect.

Anyone with information on Shepherd’s whereabouts are asked to call their local police or Det. Sgt. Mike Siney at 937-608-1061 or 937-531-4061.

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