Hamilton Journal News

Police shoot man suspected in Ohio slayings at Detroit motel


DETROIT — A man suspected in three slayings in Ohio was critically wounded during a Monday morning shootout with police outside a motel near downtown Detroit, authoritie­s said.

Chandra Moore is wanted in the fatal shootings in Cincinnati of his estranged wife and two men, Cincinnati police said in a news release. Moore, 55, also was accused of shooting and wounding a 51-year-old man and a 17-yearold male.

Detroit police officers were watching the motel where Moore was believed to be staying when he exited about 9:50 a.m. Monday, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said. He said police went to the

Detroit police monitor the scene of a shooting at the Rivertown Inn and Suites on East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, Mich., on Monday. A man suspected in three slayings in Ohio was critically wounded.

motel after receiving informatio­n that Moore was there.

“As he was coming out

of the hotel, he observed officers deployed at the location, made his way to a parked vehicle and then he turned and opened fire at our officers,” Craig told reporters. “Multiple officers responded and struck him several times.”

Moore was taken to a hospital for treatment. No officers were injured in the exchange of gunfire. Craig said a semi-automatic handgun and two revolvers were recovered from the scene.

Andrew Wesley, 35, was found dead in Cincinnati on Sunday evening. Timothy Dugar, 33, and two others were wounded. Dugar later died at a hospital.

Officers found the body of Brittany Wagoner, 28, at another location. Craig said Wagoner had been stabbed and that she and Moore were estranged.

Age 84 of Hamilton, passed away Saturday, February 27,

2021. He was born April 16,

1936, in Hamilton, Ohio, the son of the late Ray and Mary

(Loman) Ramsey. Mr. Ramsey was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from Fisher Body division of General Motors. He was married to Carolyn Ramsey and she preceded him in death in 2020. Mr. Ramsey is survived by his step-son Rick (Esther) Harrison; two grandsons Chris Harrison and Jeremy (Glory) Harrison; six great-grandchild­ren, L. Chris Harrison, Austin Harrison, Lyndon Harrison, Brett Harrison, Nathan Barker, and Ryan Barker; one brother Glen (Darlene) Ramsey and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his siblings Rev. Curtis Ramsey, Eva Robinson and Marcia Emanoff. Visitation at

3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Bobby Mills, officiatin­g. Full military honors will take place at the funeral home following the funeral ceremony.


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