Third suspect in custody after shooting


Xenia Daily Gazette



XENIA — Xenia Police have a third suspect in custody and located a firearm after a Aug. 2 shooting in the 1600 block of West Second Street.

The juvenile suspect was arrested in Dayton and turned over to Xenia Police today at 1:18 p.m. The Jamestown teen was charged with complicity to felonious assault (second-degree felony), complicity to discharging firearm at or into habitation (second-degree felony), complicity to discharging a firearm on or near prohibited premises (third-degree felony) and curfew violation.

Nathaniel A. Gorman, 18 of Xenia was the first to be charged in the incident one count of felonious assault (second-degree felony), one count of improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation (second-degree felony) and having weapons under disability (third-degree felony).

Gorman was allegedly one of two people breaking into a vehicle when the occupant came out to investigate a noise around 3:40 a.m.

The resident confronted two people inside his vehicle, according to police. The suspects ran away and one fired a handgun at the man, hitting him in the leg.

Police said the man was able to give a good description of the suspect vehicle, which officers stopped a short time later on Commonwealth Drive. Three people ran away, but officers were able to take one of the suspects into custody and after investigating, went to a house in the 400 block of Sheelin Road and took another suspect into custody.

The man who was shot was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment. He’s already been released, according to WDTN.

Charges on the third juvenile suspect are still pending.

Xenia Daily Gazette

Xenia Daily Gazette news report compiled by Scott Halasz. Our partners at WDTN contributed to this report.

Xenia Daily Gazette news report compiled by Scott Halasz. Our partners at WDTN contributed to this report.