Statewide News
8:14 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Local Man Among Colorado Shooting Victims

An Ohio man is confirmed among those killed Friday in a deadly shooting spree at a Colorado movie theater.

Family attorney Rob Scott of Dayton said Saturday that 27-year-old Matthew McQuinn was killed after diving in front of his girlfriend and her older brother amid the gunfire. The siblings were 27-year-old Samantha Yowler and brother Nick, 32 also former Ohio residents from Champaign county.

According to a family member, Samantha Yowler suffered a leg wound and was hospitalized.

McQuinn moved to Colorado from Springfield, Ohio. According to his Facebook page, he graduated from Vandalia Butler High School in 2004. He listed his employer as Teleperformance, a customer service and technical support provider.

Also injured from northwest Ohio was 18-year-old Gage Hankins of Forest. Hankins was treated for a forearm injury and shrapnel around his wrist.