Incident

4-27-2024 Ohio Bellaire 1-1

Location

April 27, 2024

Francis Wallace Apartments
700 41st St
Bellaire, Ohio

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: David Allen Jr.
  • Age: 19
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Brian Melott
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Good Samaritan/Third Party
  • Defensive use - No shots fired

Notes

Belmont County, shot in chest, died at hospital; Melott attempted to flee the scene and another resident held him at gunpoint until police arrived

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 30
State House District: 96