Police: Man shoots Middletown man in head, aims gun at officer
Police investigate a shooting Tuesday at Queen Avenue and Cleveland Street in Middletown. Mike Woeste/FOX19
Police look for clues Tuesday in Middletown. Mike Woeste/FOX19
MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) -
Police have apprehended a 21-year-old man accused of shooting a Middletown
man in the head and aiming a gun at an officer.
received reports around 1 p.m. that a man was shot in the head near the
intersection of Cleveland Street and Hill Avenue. The caller advised
authorities that the suspect fled the scene on foot heading eastbound.
arriving on the scene were able to locate the suspect. Authorities say they
chased the suspect through the area of Wicoff Street and Queen Avenue.
say that the suspect pointed a gun at an officer before dropping the pistol to
avoid being struck by a vehicle. The suspect, identified as 21-year-old
Nathaniel Turnbow, was then apprehended by police.
say that Turnbow beat and shot 26-year-old William McCarthy. McCarthy was
transported to Atrium Hospital with serious injuries. His condition is unknown
at this time.
gun used in the incident was found to be stolen.
has been charged with felonious assault, having weapons under disability,
resisting arrest, brandishing a weapon and receiving stolen property.
with additional information on the incident is asked to contact detectives at