No bond for suspect charged in connection with fatal Franklin Township shooting
WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) -A man accused of shooting and killing a 23-year-old woman in Franklin Township in June was held without bond Monday, according to the Warren County jail.
Elijah Mallik Thomas, 26, was indicted and is facing additional charges, according to Warren County Prosecutor David P. Fornshell.
Fornshell says Thomas is facing:
- One count of aggravated murder
- Two counts of murder
- Five counts of firearm specification
- One count of felonious assault
- One count of improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation or a school safety zone
Thomas is facing these charges in connection with the shooting that left 23-year-old Katelyn Puckett dead.
Police say they were called around 12:40 a.m. to the 100 block of Boulder Drive, where they discovered Thomas had fired multiple shots at Puckett.
Fire and EMS attempted to perform lifesaving measures, but Puckett died at the scene, police said.
The cause of the shooting is still under investigation.
Thomas’ next court hearing is on August 3 with Judge Donald Oda II.
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