Police Name Suspect In Deadly Shooting

Police Name Suspect In Deadly Shooting (Image 1)

Police believe they have identified the man who played a role in a deadly shooting on the city’s southwest side.

Columbus police named Joviyon S. Turner as one of the suspect involved in a shooting that took place Sunday afternoon at 1425 Demorest Drive.

Investigators said two victims, 22-year-old Raheem T. Dearmond and 25-year-old Toure E. Benton, drove to a United Dairy Farmers at 3535 Clime Road after a shooting at 1425 Demorest Drive. Both were seriously injured from gunshot wounds. Dearmond was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said Benton remains in the hospital.

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Police said two male suspects fled the scene after the shooting. Police said the investigation is ongoing. A second suspect has not been identified.

Turner, 18, is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with info on Turner’s whereabouts is asked to contact Columbus Police Detective Mitchell at 614-645-4488 or amitchell@columbuspolice.org.

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