Police arrest man accused of shooting in Middletown


MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WDTN) – Middletown Police have arrested the man accused of shooting and killing 28-year-old William Ray Riley.

Police were notified of the shooting Friday at roughly 9 p.m. When they arrived in the 400 block of Curtis Street the victim was found and rushed to the hospital, where he later died.

The suspect allegedly robbed a group of homeless people, which prompted Riley to defend a woman being robbed. It was then that the suspect fired Riley and fled the scene.

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