Shooting victim dies


ST. MARYS — One of the two victims has died as a result of the shooting in Auglaize County on April 11 has died.

According to Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon, Dexter Lee Turner, age 47, died April 24 at 0615 a.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center as a result of injuries he sustained in the assault.

The Allen County Coroner’s office will make arrangements for an autopsy.

Deputies and detectives along with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation continue to investigate the incident.

“Now that the case is a homicide it doesn’t really change the way we have been investigating the case. It was a serious case to begin with and was being treated that way and now it has become even more serious,” said Solomon.

The second person shot in the incident was Alim Air Turner, 25, the son of Dexter Lee Turner. The shooting took place at a condominium on the south side of Grand Lake St. Marys.

No other details are being released at this time and the investigation continues.