Suspect arrested after fatal Middletown shooting, victim identified

Suspect arrested after fatal Middletown shooting, victim identified
Middletown Division of Police have arrested 40-year-old Jason Halcomb for a fatal shooting. (Source: Middletown Division of Police)

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (FOX19) - Middletown Division of Police arrested a man they say is involved in a fatal shooting.

Officers say 40-year-old Jason Halcomb was arrested in connection to a shooting that took place in the 400 block of Curtis St. around 9 p.m. Friday.

When police arrived at the scene, they found 28-year-old William Ray Riley shot. Riley was transported to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, officers said.

Police thanked the people of Middletown that helped out in the investigation.

Officers say the murder weapon was recovered.

The investigation is ongoing.

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