(7-1-22) Simon Jennings (19) of Union City, Ohio was arrested for Felonious Assault following a shooting.

On June 30, 2022 officers of the Union City Ohio Police Department were dispatched to the 400blk of E. North Street in reference to a male that had been shot. Upon arrival to the scene officers came into contact with a male that had been shot. The suspect reportedly fled the scene.

Moments later, a 911 call was received reporting that a male subject had crashed his vehicle in the 700blk of Lynwood Court. After crashing his vehicle, the male fled from the scene. The male was chased down and detained by a bystander/witness of the crash. Upon officers arriving in the 700 block of Lynwood Ct. the male driver of the vehicle told officers that he just shot another male in the 400 block of E. North Street.

Jennings was taken to Wayne Health Emergency Room for treatment from injuries he sustained from the altercation and injuries from crashing his vehicle.

The victim of the shooting was initially transported to Wayne Health Emergency Room and was then transported to Miami Valley Hospital, Level 1 Trauma Center for further care.

Jennings was booked into the Darke County Sheriff’s Jail for Felonious Assault; the findings of the investigation will be forwarded to the Darke County Prosecutor’s Office for the review of more charges.

The victim was listed in Fair condition at Miami Valley Hospital. The Union City Police Department was assisted by the Union City, Indiana Police Department, Randolph County Indiana Sheriff’s Department and the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.