Coroner identifies man killed in Tuesday shooting on Palisades Dr.

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HARRISON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) — The Montgomery County Coroner has identified the man who died following an incident on Palisades Drive as 21-year-old Nathen Rue, of Vandalia.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to the 1900 block of Palisades Drive Tuesday afternoon after calls came in reporting an SUV had struck an apartment building.

Deputies arrived close to 1 p.m. and found a large crowd of people around the vehicle. They were approached by a female who stated she was a CCW permit holder and that she had shot the driver after he attempted to strike her with his vehicle.

Rue was taken to a nearby hospital by medics where he eventually died from his injuries. According to the coroner, he died of a gunshot wound to the head. His death is now being investigated as a homicide.

Authorities told 2 NEWS that detectives interviewed several witnesses, including the woman who shot the man, and reviewed video footage of the incident. The woman was released after her firearm was taken as evidence.

This incident remains under investigation by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and will be presented to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office for consideration of charges.

WDTN.com will update this story when more information is available.


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