MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - Two men are behind bars after a short foot chase in Middletown. Police responded to the 400 block of Baltimore for a shots fired call. Within minutes of responding, a second call came in informing police that a shell casing was found in the parking lot of BJ Market.
Witnesses described the shooter as a black man wearing a white shirt, white hat and sitting in the back of a gray car. Officers were checking the area and located a gray car in the 200 block of Garfield. When the police cruiser pulled up, a man ran away from officers on foot. After a short foot chase, the suspect was arrested. A loaded handgun was found during the chase.
During the investigation, officers found out the suspect may have been involved in an armed robbery, and a second person was involved.
Ricardo Montez Robertson, 27, of Middletown was arrested on three counts of aggravated robbery. Tryvale Deanthony Redmond, 22, was arrested on one count of aggravated robbery.
The investigation continues. If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to call Detective Tim Riggs at 513-425-7785.