Additional Information Released on Shooting


(4-12-18) Auglaize County Sheriff Solomon released additional information concerning the shooting of two people early Wednesday morning.  The shooting took place at a condominium on the south side of Grand Lake.

It appears that at least one of the victims is a resident of the condominium.  Victims are father and son and have been identified as Dexter Lee Turner, age 47 and Alim Amir Turner, age 25.  Both remain in the hospital as of this morning.

Deputies, Detectives and Ohio B.C.I. &I. agents worked all day at the scene Wednesday.

Sheriff Solomon commented:

“The Sheriff’s Office is working hard to come up with suspects and answers on this case.  We do not have a motive and information is still developing.”

No arrests have been made to this point and the case remains under investigation.

(4-11-18) Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon released this morning details of a shooting that occurred early this morning near Grand Lake St. Marys off of S.R. 364.

At approximately 3:22 A.M. this morning a 911 call was received from a male stating he had been shot. Very few details were available.

Deputies responded and discovered two victims with gunshot wounds.  Both were transported to the hospital by the St. Marys Rescue Squad and remain there.  Their conditions are not known.

The incident is being investigated by the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Detectives along with agents from Ohio B.C.I. and I.  St. Marys Police Department and the City of Celina Rescue Squad also assisted at the scene.

Sheriff Solomon commented:

“this appears to be an isolated incident and not a threat to other citizens although people should be observant and report anything out of the ordinary.”

No other details are being released as the matter remains under investigation.  Further details will be released as they become available.