Smith & Wyne go on shooting spree in Bellefontaine & Lakeview Monday


Early Monday morning officers from the Washington Township Police Department were dispatched to a home in Lakeview, that had been shot.

Just minutes prior, the Bellefontaine City Police Department received a call about shots being fired at a home on South Detriot Street and then another call moments later about shots being fired at a home on West Brown Avenue.

It was later confirmed that in all three incidents, multiple gunshots had been fired into each residence.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported.

Following many hours of investigation, it was confirmed that all three shootings in the county were connected.

The incident on South Detroit Street happened first, followed by West Brown then the Lakeview incident occurred.

As previously reported, Owen Wyne, 17 of Russells Point, was lodged in the Central Ohio Youth Center for a probation violation.

Other charges for Wyne of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a habitation, and tampering are pending.

Donivon Smith, 19 of Bellefontaine, was also taken into custody on a probation violation after being located in the area.

Charges for Smith have been forwarded to the Logan County Prosecutors Office for his involvement.

The investigation continues and more criminal charges are pending.