Wyne & Smith Arrested for Shooting in Lakeview


Early Monday morning officers from the Washington Township Police Department were dispatched to the 8900 block of Crescent Street in Lakeview, about a firearm complaint.

Upon arrival, officers found several bullet holes on the exterior of the home.

Two people were inside when shots were fired.

No injuries were reported.

An investigation led officers to a residence in Russell’s Point, where they attempted to make contact with a suspect, when he took off on foot.

During the short pursuit, officers saw the suspect throw a handgun into Indian Lake.

Owen Wyne, 17 of Russells Point, was caught and taken into custody.

Wyne 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 Indian Joint Fire District Dive Team assisted at the scene and was able to locate the firearm in Indian Lake.

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation.