16-year-old shot and killed in Middletown; police arrest suspects

16-year-old shot and killed in Middletown; police arrest suspects

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (FOX19) - Police say a 16-year-old was shot and killed Friday evening in Middletown.

Zachary Wallace, 16, was shot multiple times on Casper Street and Manchester Avenue at 6:26 p.m., police say.

Officers say he was transported to Atrium Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Zachary Wallace, 16, was fatally shot Friday evening at Casper Street and Manchester Avenue, police say.
Zachary Wallace, 16, was fatally shot Friday evening at Casper Street and Manchester Avenue, police say. (Source: Provided)

While police were on the scene, they say their investigation lead them to Mars Drive in Trenton where they found Mezahn Demarco Amison, 21, of Manchester Avenue.

Their investigation led them to arrest Demarco on a murder charge. They also say they arrested a 16-year-old from Cincinnati, who was with Demarco, on an obstructing an official business charge.

Zachary Wallace’s sister told FOX19 NOW her little brother was kind, sweet and loving. She said her brother did not deserve this. Her family has a lot of unanswered questions about why this happened.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Hughes at 513-425-7733.

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