U.S. Marshals have arrested a teenage fugitive wanted in connection to the shooting death of 17-year-old Springfield high school student Jeffrey Wellington early Easter morning. Tyrin Hawkins, 17, is now in custody in the Clark County Juvenile Jail
Hawkins was arrested in Dayton by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team or SOFAST, which is made up of nearly two dozen area law enforcement agencies and U.S. Marshals.
The head of the Springfield Chapter of the NAACP held a press conference at City Hall Plaza Wednesday afternoon to discuss the recent shooting death of a Springfield High School Student. The discussion ranged from gun control to better parenting.
The shooting death of 17-year-old student-athlete Jeffrey Wellington this week has shaken the community.
Springfield NAACP Chapter President, Denise Williams, told the crowd at City Hall that the gun violence has to stop and she recalled a saying used years ago aimed at parents who need to get more involved.
Police have named a suspect involved in the shooting that claimed the life of a 17-year-old Springfield High School student early Sunday morning. A murder warrant has been issued for the Clark County teenager.
Springfield Police have been investigating the death of student-athlete Jeffrey Wellington early Sunday morning in the 2300 block of North Limestone Street. Police Chief Stephen Moody's office says a warrant has been issued for 17-year-old Tyrin Hawkins of Springfield.